Special Needs Housing: Combating Homelessness

Recognizes programs that best provide affordable housing and services for individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Note: Individual developments are not eligible for an award.

Judging Criteria

Special Needs 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 awards@ncsha.org or call 202-624-7710.

2012 Entries

Alaska Housing Finance Corporation(Winner):
Alaska Housing Finance Corporation

Arizona Department of Housing / Arizona Housing Finance Authority:
Arizona Department of Housing / Arizona Housing Finance Authority

Idaho Housing and Finance Association:
Idaho Housing and Finance Association

Kentucky Housing Corporation:
Kentucky Housing Corporation

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Missouri Housing Development Commission:
Missouri Housing Development Commission

Rhode Island Housing:
Rhode Island Housing

Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
Tennessee Housing Development Agency