Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards

"The Jack Kemp Award recipients serve as models for developers seeking ideas on how to bring both private capital and expertise together with public resources to improve communities and increase housing opportunities."

Michelle Winters, ULI senior visiting fellow for housing

ULI’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards, established in 2008 and named in memory of Jack Kemp, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, recognize exemplary developments that demonstrate creativity in expanding housing opportunities for America’s working families.

The Jack Kemp Awards honor developments that ensure housing affordability for a range of incomes, particularly for households earning below 120 percent of area median income (AMI), or mixed-income developments that serve households below 60 percent of AMI.

Potential applicants can review the eligibility and criteria for the award and learn more about the previous winners and finalists.

The 2015 submissions period is closed. Finalists will be announced in May/June, and winners during the ULI Fall Meeting in October.

2015 Schedule

Applications open: November 17, 2014
Submissions deadline: March 16, 2015
Finalists announced: May/June 2015
Site visits by jury rep: June–August 2015

Winners announced: ULI Fall Meeting in San Francisco, October 6–9, 2015

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