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Call for Entries! 2016 HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award

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August 18, 2015  

Call for Entries! 2016 HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the American Planning Association (APA) are pleased to announce the 19th annual HUD Secretary's Opportunity and Empowerment Award. Part of APA's 2016 National Planning Awards, the award recognizes excellence in planning that has led to measurable improvements in employment, education, and/or housing choice outcomes for low- and moderate-income residents, with an emphasis on innovation and transferability.

Entries will be accepted until September 11, 2015 through online submission at the APA website.

The award will be presented at APA's National Planning Conference to be held in April, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. The award recipient will be:

  • Highlighted in a multimedia presentation at the conference;
  • Featured in Planning magazine; and
  • Presented in HUD User's Case Studies series.

Don't miss the opportunity to share your achievement in planning excellence!

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