Snohomish County seeking applicants for housing and community development projects

People can apply for for about $1.9 million in federal funds for affordable housing, public facilities, infrastructure and first-time homebuyer purchase assistance.

  • Wednesday, September 26, 2018 8:30am
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Snohomish County is encouraging nonprofit organizations and government agencies to review the notice of fund availability (NOFA) and submit applications for housing, public facility, infrastructure and first-time homebuyer purchase assistance.

An estimated $1.9 million in federal funds is anticipated to be available for the 2019 program year, which begins July 1, 2019. Projects must benefit low- and moderate-income persons or neighborhoods in Snohomish County.

Interested applicants can attend workshops in early October in the Snohomish County Robert J. Drewel Building (Administration Building East) on the county campus at 3000 Rockefeller Ave. in Everett.

The housing application workshop is set for 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 5 in Conference Room 6A02,

The public facility and infrastructure application workshop will be held the same day from 1-2:30 p.m. in the same room.

Details of eligibility and other program requirements are available in the NOFA, which can be found online at snohomishcountywa.gov/ApplicationsforAvailableFunds. Applications must be completed and returned to the Snohomish County Human Services Department by 4 p.m., on Oct. 30.

For additional information contact Jackie Anderson, the county’s manager for housing and community services at 425-388-3237 or jackiem.anderson@snoco.org.

The Snohomish County Human Services Department helps all persons meet their basic needs and develop their potential by providing timely, effective human services and building community. The Housing and Community Services Division administers a wide range of programs that provide affordable housing, community development, and related services to low-income and homeless persons.

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