Students work with professionals in their chosen field and gain an understanding of how to the design and finance an affordable housing development. They may earn academic credit (if applicable) and learn how to make a difference in people's lives. Students have opportunities to engage with industry leaders and network with like-minded peers. Finalists’ projects are showcased at an awards reception where the winner will be recognized.
The Challenge represents our ongoing commitment to drive meaningful change in low-income communities. For years 2005 – 2021, Bank of America financed approximately 263,000 housing units, through the debt and equity platforms, of which over 227,000 were affordable housing units.