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.
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
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New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (Winner)
Arizona Department of Housing/Arizona Housing Finance Authority:
"Autism Special Needs Housing"
29 Palms: A special needs housing project serving young adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
California Housing Finance Agency:
"California Section 811 Project Rental Assistance Program"
Section 811 PRA to help Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities to live in integrated community settings.
Illinois Housing Development Authority:
"Hope Manor II"
Supportive housing for female head-of-household Veterans and their families
"Innovative Supportive Housing Opportunities for People with Special Needs"
Supportive housing made a world of difference for residents at these Minnesota Housing-funded developments.
Missouri Housing Development Commission:
"St. Michael's Housing - Phase I"
St. Michael's Housing seeks to empower veterans by providing safe, permanent housing and supportive services.
New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency (Winner):
"Special Needs Housing Partnership Loan Program"
The SNHPLP provides funding to support the creation of permanent, affordable supportive housing for individuals with developmental disabilities.
Tennessee Housing Development Agency:
"Beyond Bricks to Intentional Communities"
Intentional Communities connecting service learning and housing development.