Funding Announcements & Application

At least once per year the Office of Housing publishes a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Rental Housing Program. The notice describes specific funding priorities and requirements for each available fund source, of which the Seattle Housing Levy is traditionally the largest. OH's funding announcements are often part of a larger combined announcement of funds for homeless housing and services across King County.

For homeownership projects, a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) will be published twice a per year. The next Homeownership NOFA will be published in the fall of 2018. Check back or sign-up to receive news of the NOFA when it is posted.

On July 13th, 2018, the Office of Housing is announced $40 million in funding for affordable multifamily rental housing.  Click the Multifamily Program below for the full Notice of Funding Availability announcement and application.

On June 28th, 2018, the Office of Housing announced a Request for Proposal for the "K-Site". Proposals are due August 29th at Noon.  Click the Multifamily Program below for a link to the full Request for Proposals (RFP).

In 2017, the Office of Housing awarded $98 million in funding for affordable multifamily rental buildings that will provide 896 new homes and preserve 535 existing homes for low-income individuals and families. View the project list.

Affordable Housing Opportunity in Uptown - K Site RFP Available

The Office of Housing invites qualified housing developers to submit proposals for developing affordable rental housing and arts and cultural space on City property located at 607 Second Avenue North.  The RFP describes City requirements and priorities for affordable housing, arts and cultural space and labor equity, and offers capital funding in addition to discounted property to support the development.

Final proposals are due Wednesday, August 29 at noon.

More informaiton can be found here:

2018 Multifamily NOFA

Housing developers in Seattle are invited to propose projects for acquisition, rehabilitation, and/or new construction of affordable rental housing for low-income households. The Office of Housing works with interested developers to ensure the most strategic and efficient use of resources through the following process. On July 13th, 2018 the Office of Housing announced $40 million in funding for multifamily projects.  Notice of Funding Availability and Application details are below.

For more information, contact Laurie Olson at 206.615.0995.

Funding Announcement


The Bridge Loan program provides capital funds for short-term financing to support the development of affordable multifamily rental and/or homeownership housing. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.

Laurie Olson

Lending Manager