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.

2011 Entries

California Housing Finance Agency (Winner):
California Housing Finance Agency

Idaho Housing and Finance Association:
Idaho Housing and Finance Association

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Oregon Housing and Community Services:
Oregon Housing and Community Services

Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
Tennessee Housing Development Agency

Virginia Housing (Winner):
Virginia Housing Development Authority

Washington State Housing Finance Commission:
Washington State Housing Finance Commission