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About The Competition
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Affordable Housing Development Competition

The 19th Annual Affordable Housing Development Competition pairs teams of talented graduate students interested in architecture, planning, finance, and policy with affordable-housing organizations to develop innovative and comprehensive development proposals addressing the needs of these organizations.

Students gain real-world experience, make contacts, receive credit, and help critical housing projects get off the ground.

2019 Timeline

To see the competition timeline, which includes important deadlines, click here.

2019 Awards

Three awards will be presented to the winners of this year's competition.

  • 1st Place: $10,000
  • 2nd Place: $7,000
  • 3rd Place: $4,000

Each award is divided in half between the developer and the student team.

2018 Winners

Library Village Riverbend Row Honan House

First Place
Library Village,
South Boston, Massachusetts

Second Place
Riverbend Row,
Athol, Massachusetts

Third Place
Honan House,
Brighton, Massachusetts


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