Housing America Announces 2021 National Poster Contest Winners

The grand prize-winning poster for the 2021 What Home Means to Me Poster Contest from Grace, age 13, from Housing Authority of Utah County in Utah.

Washington, D.C. (Nov. 17, 2020) — Today, during NAHRO’s Online National Conference, 13 winners were announced for the 2021 Housing America “What Home Means to Me” poster and calendar contest. The contest is part of the Housing America public awareness campaign, which seeks to raise national awareness of the need for and importance of safe, quality, affordable housing through education, advocacy, and empowerment.

The national winners’ artwork will be featured in the 2020 “What Home Means to Me” calendar, which is shared with all members of Congress, local leaders, and the NAHRO membership.  Each winner also receives a $100 Visa gift card. The art of this year’s grand prize winner, Grace, from the Housing Authority of Utah County in Utah, will be featured on the cover. Grace will receive an iPad and a framed copy of her poster. She and a guardian will also be provided with transportation and lodging to visit Washington D.C. at a future date.

This year, our panel of judges consisted of Director of the Urban Institute’s Housing Opportunities and Services Together Initiative Susan Popkin, Director of Fair Housing Policy at the National Association of REALTORS® Bryan Greene, and Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development David Vargas.

To view the winning posters or review rules for entering the contest, visit here. Next year’s poster contest begins in early 2021.

2021 What Home Means to Me Winners