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.

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

Delaware State Housing Authority:
Delaware State Housing Authority

Illinois Housing Development Authority:
Illinois Housing Development Authority

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development:
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

Michigan State Housing Development Authority:
Michigan State Housing Development Authority

Nebraska Investment Finance Authority:
Nebraska Investment Finance Authority

Nevada Housing Division:
Nevada Housing Division

Ohio Housing Finance Agency:
Ohio Housing Finance Agency

Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency(Winner):
Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency

Rhode Island Housing:
Rhode Island Housing

Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
Tennessee Housing Development Agency