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NAHRO Honors 2021 Housing and Community Development Innovators

During the NAHRO Online National Conference & Exhibition, NAHRO honored the 52 housing and community development agencies who will receive 182 Awards of Merit for a wide range of affordable housing and community development programs. These forward-thinking solutions to local housing issues include beautifully designed buildings, resident services, employment and work skills development programs, public-private partnerships, innovative design projects, and more. 

“This year’s award winners showcase our members’ creativity and hard work as they continue to meet the needs of their local communities,” NAHRO Interim CEO Mike Gerber said. “As the global pandemic continues to upend lives across this country, the exceptional work of housing agencies is unrelenting. We hope these innovative projects inspire others as they seek to solve local challenges.” 

A full list of awardees is below, and full descriptions of all the winning projects are available here.  

  • Cook Inlet Housing Authority 
  • Fresno Housing 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles 
  • Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura 
  • Oakland Housing Authority 
  • San Diego Housing Commission 
  • Maiker Housing Partners 
  • Foothills Regional Housing aka Jefferson County Housing Authority 
  • Tampa Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of Champaign County 
  • Rockford Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Fort Wayne 
  • Greensboro Housing Authority 
  • Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority 
  • Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority 
  • Allegheny County Housing Authority 
  • Philadelphia Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh 
  • Columbia Housing 
  • Housing Authority of Darlington 
  • Houston Housing Authority 
  • San Antonio Housing Authority 
  • National Community Renaissance 
  • The Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Decatur, Georgia 
  • Idaho Housing and Finance Association 
  • The Housing Authority of the City of North Chicago 
  • Washington County Community Development Agency 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Del Rio 
  • Housing Connect 
  • The Housing Authority of the City of Montgomery, AL 
  • Los Angeles County Development Authority 
  • Bangor Housing 
  • Corpus Christi Housing Authority and Affiliates 
  • District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA) 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Daytona Beach 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Lakeland 
  • Housing Authority of DeKalb County 
  • Randolph County Housing Authority 
  • Rockford Housing Authority 
  • Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority 
  • Wichita Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of Danville 
  • Portland Housing Authority 
  • Minneapolis Public Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of the City of Wilmington, North Carolina 
  • The Central Falls Housing Authority 
  • Lincoln Housing Authority 
  • Newport Housing Authority 
  • Spartanburg Housing 
  • Harlingen Housing Authority 
  • Housing Authority of the County of Hidalgo 

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