Before You Apply

Make sure you understand the application option that best suits your breakthrough idea. We’re here to help.

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Are your vision and technical skills in housing financing, housing construction, or resident services and support?

Three Focus Areas, Three Applications

Housing Financing

Open to nonprofits and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs).

This focus area covers your ideas on how to improve the way affordable housing is financed by managing risk differently, increasing efficiency, or identifying scalable below-market sources of financing.

View a PDF of the application and Apply Now.

Housing Construction

Open to for-profit organizations, nonprofits, and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs).

This focus area covers your ideas on how to lower costs and expedite the design and construction process, so that more people can benefit from housing that is affordable, healthy and climate resilient.

View a PDF of the application and Apply Now.

Resident Services and Support

Open to nonprofits and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs).

This focus area covers your ideas on how to improve housing stability and promote personal agency through resident services, so that individuals and families thrive in their communities.

View a PDF of the application and Apply Now.

Confirm Your Eligibility

  • Nonprofits and Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) may apply to all three application categories.
  • For-profit organizations are eligible to apply to Housing Construction only. 

Webinar Resources

You can access both the slides plus on-demand recordings from our two informational webinars here.

Webinar 1

Challenge Grant Overview

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Webinar 2

In-depth Application Review

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