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.

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.

In 2018, the Office of Housing awarded more than $78 million in investments to build and preserve 1,400 affordable homes in neighborhoods across Seattle, including the constructionof 1,197 new homes in ten new buildings. View the project list.

View the 2020 Intents to Apply for the 2020 Spring NOFA and received applications.

2020 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 February 28th, 2020 the Office of Housing announced approximately $20 million in funding for multifamily projects.  Notice of Funding Availability and Application details are below.

An informational phone meeting will be held March 11th from 2 - 3:30pm.

Join by phone

206-386-1200,,992049# OR 844-386-1200,,992049#   

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Applications Due: March 31, 2020 at 12:00 p.m.

For more information, contact Laurie Olson at 206.615.0995.

  • 2020 Intents to Apply
  • 2020 Application List

Funding Announcement

Appendices

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

Capital Investments Manager