Pitch Competition

Fifteen finalists will pitch their breakthrough idea for the chance to receive a $2 million+ grant.


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Finalists will have just 10 minutes to make their final case and show why their proposal should become one of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge's six winners.

The Competition

The Pitch

On August 24 and 25, each finalist will give a short 10-minute virtual presentation on their breakthrough idea to a panel of judges comprised of national affordable housing and community development experts. A 10-minute Q&A will follow.

There will be five pitches in each of the challenge’s three focus areas – Housing Construction, Housing Finance, and Resident Services and Support.

The competition will take place virtually. While it will not be livestreamed, highlights of the event will be shared. Make sure you subscribe to receive all the latest news and updates.

The Judges

The invited panel of seasoned judges represents a group of remarkable leaders. We are grateful to each of them for lending their valuable time and vision to this decisive event for the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge.

The Winners

The final six winners will be announced on September 22, 2020.

Stay connected to news and announcements on the finalists and their breakthrough ideas.
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