Rental Housing: Encouraging New Production

Recognizes programs that best support the new construction of affordable rental housing.

Judging Criteria

Rental Housing entries will be judged on the degree to which they:

  • Are innovative
  • Are replicable
  • Respond to an important state housing need
  • Demonstrate measurable benefits to HFA targeted customers
  • Have a proven track record of success in the marketplace
  • Provide benefits that outweigh costs
  • Demonstrate effective use of resources
  • Effectively employ partnerships
  • Achieve strategic objectives

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2016 Winner

New York City Housing Development Corporation

2016 Entries

Illinois Housing Development Authority:
Encouraging New Production in Areas of Greatest Need

IHDA encourages the new production of rental units in areas that lack affordable housing.

MassHousing’s Workforce Housing Program

MassHousing’s rental housing program with a $100 million commitment for the development of workforce housing.

Nevada Housing Division:
Growing Affordable Housing Program (GAHP)

Growing Affordable Housing Program (GAHP) - Tool to Increase Use of Bond/4% LIHTC Financing Program.

New York City Housing Development Corporation:
Stimulating Income-Diverse Developments (Mix & Match)

HDC's Mix & Match Program produces income diverse developments that create workforce and low-income housing.

Virginia Housing Development Authority:
Stretching the 9's

A program that's "stretching" 9% credits by separating new developments into 9% and 4% deals.