Round 2 Finalists

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Round 1 of the Housing Affordability Breakthrough Challenge drew nearly 900 wide-ranging submissions from innovators throughout the United States. We are pleased to share the Round 2 finalists here – and congratulate all applicants for the important work you lead every day on behalf of individuals, families and communities.

Housing Construction

  • Community Development Corporation of Brownsville | Brownsville, Texas
  • Cold Climate Housing Research Center | Fairbanks, Alaska
  • CASA | Raleigh, North Carolina
  • Placetailor | Roxbury, Massachusetts
  • The Well Community Development Corporation | Akron, Ohio
  • American Family Housing | Midway City, California
  • Indralogic, LLC | Catonsville, Maryland
  • FlyawayHomes | Los Angeles, California
  • Forterra NW | Seattle, Washington
  • Housing Trust Fund of Santa Barbara County, Inc. | Santa Barbara, California
  • Housing Development Consortium of Seattle-King County | Seattle, Washington
  • The Puerto Rican Organization to Motivate, Enlighten, and Serve Addicts, Inc. (PROMESA, Inc.) | Bronx, New York
  • Hispanic Housing Development Corporation | Chicago, Illinois
  • Mass Design Group | Boston, Massachusetts
  • Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry | Cleveland, Ohio

Housing Financing

  • Community Housing Innovations | White Plains, New York
  • Telluride Foundation | Telluride, Colorado
  • Rocky Mountain Institute | Boulder, Colorado, New York, New York, and Washington, D.C.
  • Reinvestment Fund, Inc. | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Communities United | Chicago, Illinois
  • Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services, Inc. | Ithaca, New York
  • Gulf Coast Housing Partnership, Inc. | New Orleans, Louisiana
  • The Center for New York City Neighborhoods, Inc. | New York, New York
  • LA Family Housing Corporation | North Hollywood, California
  • ROC USA, LLC | Concord, New Hampshire
  • Native American Youth and Family Center | Portland, Oregon
  • Family Housing Fund | Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Federation of Appalachian Housing Enterprises | Berea, Kentucky
  • Lanterman Housing Alliance | Sacramento, California
  • Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority Haa YaKaawu Financial Corporation | Juneau, Alaska

Resident Services & Support

  • People Assisting the Homeless | Los Angeles, California
  • Athens Land Trust | Athens, Georgia
  • Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. | Boston, Massachusetts
  • Peoples’ Self-Help Housing Corporation | San Luis Obispo, California
  • St James Development Corporation | Baltimore, Maryland
  • Impact Justice | Oakland, California
  • CASA de Maryland, Inc. | Langley Park, Maryland
  • Center for Community Progress | Washington, D.C.
  • Coalfield Development | Wayne, West Virginia
  • Cook Inlet Housing Authority | Anchorage, Alaska
  • National Housing Trust | Washington, D.C.
  • The Homeless Children's Playtime Project, Inc. | Washington, D.C.
  • CareSource | Dayton, Ohio
  • Foundation for the Carolinas | Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership | Baltimore, Maryland