Nampa Housing Authority Wins Award of Excellence for Community Revitalization

(Washington D.C.-Nov. 17, 2020)- Nampa Housing Authority’s (NHA’s) resident health and wellness programs garnered them a 2020 Award of Excellence for Community Revitalization from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). 

“This year’s award-winning agencies have given us innovative local solutions for increasing affordable housing stock and improving the lives of their residents,” NAHRO President Sunny Shaw said. “I am excited to honor them for their excellence.” 

The Nampa Housing Authority partnered with local organizations on a variety of health and wellness initiatives aimed at combating obesity and diabetes, improving the prevention, detection and treatment of mental illness, reducing deaths caused by suicide, and improving the overall physical health of their residents. With a grant from the St. Luke’s Community Health Improvement Fund, they plan to expand their programs and create new initiatives.   

“NAHRO members have always been in the business of providing homes and improving lives – these awards commemorate shining examples of the vital work they do nationwide,” NAHRO CEO Adrianne Todman said. “My sincere congratulations to this year’s winners.” 

About the Awards of Excellence 

Nominated from among the Award of Merit winners each year, these Awards are chosen by national juries. This year’s award winners will be presented at NAHRO’s Online National Conference Nov. 17 and 18.  They represent the very best in innovative programs in assisted housing and community development. 

About NAHRO   

NAHRO, established in 1933, is a membership organization of nearly 20,000 housing and community development agencies and professionals throughout the United States whose mission is to create affordable housing and safe, viable communities that enhance the quality of life for all Americans, especially those of low- and moderate-income. NAHRO’s membership administers more than 3 million housing units for 7.6 million people. 

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