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

If you have questions, please email or call 202-624-7710.

2017 Winner

Ohio Housing Finance Agency

2017 Entries

Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority:
IHCDA QAP Rewriting Process

Continuous improvement initiative used to rewrite process for 2016–17 QAP.

2016 Tax-Exempt Program for the Creation of New Senior Housing

Encouraging the selection of new senior housing in communities that are age friendly.

MassHousing's Workforce Housing Program

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

New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency:
Hahne & Co.: Former Department Store Re-Opens as Mixed-Income, Mixed-Use Community


Ohio Housing Finance Agency:
Creating Opportunities for Families: Ohio’s 2018–2019 USR Opportunity Index

Development of Ohio's 2018–2019 USR Opportunity Index

Oregon Housing and Community Services:
The Local Innovation and Fast Track (LIFT) Housing Program

The Local Innovation and Fast Track (LIFT) Housing Program: Bringing affordable housing to underserved communities.