ACHP/HUD Secretary's Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation Application

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) is partnering with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to recognize developers, organizations and agencies for their success in advancing the goals of historic preservation while providing affordable housing and/or expanded economic opportunities for low-and moderate-income families and individuals. In addition, nominated projects or activities will be judged for the success they have achieved in preserving, rehabilitating, restoring, and interpreting our architectural and cultural heritage. Preference will be given to projects and activities that:

  • Promote the use of historic buildings for affordable housing, community development and/or expanded economic opportunities
  • Include HUD funds or financing
  • Meet preservation guidelines
  • Contribute to local community revitalization efforts