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NACCED Recognizes Outstanding Counties with Awards of Excellence in 2017

Thursday, September 28, 2017   (0 Comments)
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NACCED Recognizes Outstanding Counties with Awards of Excellence in 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Laura DeMaria, Executive Director
(202) 367-1149
 
Washington, DC [September 28, 2017] – The National Association for County Community and Economic Development (NACCED) honored several members for outstanding work in the field of affordable housing and community and economic development during its 42nd Annual Educational Conference and Training in Portland, OR. Each year, NACCED recognizes the many achievements of America's counties through the Annual Awards of Excellence program.
 
During the annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon, member counties were recognized for their notable initiatives in seven categories:
 
Affordable Housing
Economic Development Department of Allegheny County, PA
Dave Wright Apartments
 
Community Development
 Housing Authority of Los Angeles County, CA
The Growing Experience in Environmental Resource
 
Economic Development
Housing & Community Development Department of Salt Lake County, UT
Columbus Secure Shredding Facility Upgrade
 
HOME Investment Partnerships Program
HOME Program of Essex County, NJ
Downtown Partners Mixed Income
 
Homeless Coordination/Assistance
Community Development Commission of Los Angeles County, CA
Families Coming Home Together
 
Innovation
Department of Housing and Community Development for Fairfax County, VA Residences at Government Center
 
Planning/Policy/Program Management
Ramsey, Washington, Dakota, Hennepin, Anoka Counties
Twin Cities Section 3 Collaborative
 
To see more information about the 2017 Awards of Excellence recipients, please visit the NACCED Blog.
 
NACCED is a nonprofit national organization composed of county government agencies that administer federally-funded community development, economic development, and affordable housing programs. NACCED was created as an affiliate of the National Association of Counties (NACo) in 1978 to assist in developing the technical capacity of county agencies in administering these programs