Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards

"The six finalists for this year’s ULI Kemp Award show that mixed-income housing is achievable in a wide range of markets, with benefits for neighborhoods as well as residents."

Stockton Williams, executive director, ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing

About the Award

ULI’s Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards, established in 2008 and named in memory of Jack Kemp, former secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, recognize exemplary developments that demonstrate creativity in expanding housing opportunities for America’s working families.

The Jack Kemp Awards honor developments that meet affordable and workforce housing needs and help to create mixed-income communities of opportunity.  The award focuses on developments that serve households earning up to 120 percent of area median income (AMI).

2016 Winner

South Quarter IV is the fourth and final phase of the redevelopment of an intersection in the Venture Village neighborhood of Minneapolis. The development includes The Rose, a 90-unit mixed-income building inspired by the Living Building Challenge, and the preservation of Pine Cliff, a 30-unit adjacent apartment building. Twelve units are reserved as supportive housing for homeless individuals and families. 68 units of affordable housing serve a range of income groups. Learn more.

2016 Finalists

The 2016 Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Awards finalists were:

Award Applications

Potential applicants can review the eligibility and criteria for the award and learn more about the previous winners and finalists. Details are also available on the application process.

2017 Schedule

  • December 2016: Applications open
  • March 6, 2017: Submission final deadline
  • June 2017: Finalists announced
  • September 10-12, 2017: Winners announced at an awards ceremony during the 2017 Housing Opportunity Conference in New Orleans, LA.

For additional information, please contact Terwilliger.Award@uli.org.

2016 Finalists

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