Special Needs Housing: Housing for Persons with Special Needs

Recognizes programs, other than those focused primarily on combating homelessness, that best provide affordable housing and services for persons with special needs.

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.

2008 Entries

Illinois Housing Development Authority:
Illinois Housing Development Authority

Kentucky Housing Corporation:
Kentucky Housing Corporation

Louisiana Housing Finance Agency:
Louisiana Housing Finance Agency


New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority:
New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority

New York State DHCR:
New York State DHCR

Rhode Island Housing:
Rhode Island Housing

South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority:
South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority

Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Vermont Housing Finance Agency:
Vermont Housing Finance Agency