Housing and Community Development Funding & Reports

Seattle's 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan For Housing And Community Development

The City of Seattle announces the release of the 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The 2018-2022 Consolidated includes proposed guidance for the allocation of an estimated $17 million of federal grant and program revenue funds [approximately $9.8 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, $4.2 million in HOME program funds, $796,000 in Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG) funds and $2.3 million in Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds] from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

This report includes final 2018 allocations from the federal Housing and Urban Development department (HUD), updates to the project activity list and updated narratives for the Community Participation Plan. Contact Debra Rhinehart at (206) 684-0574 or debra.rhinehart@seattle.gov for questions or to request a printed copy of the draft plan.    

Draft 2020 Annual Action Plan 

The City of Seattle announces the release of the draft 2020 Annual Action Plan (AAP) to the 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The draft 2020 AAP includes proposed guidance for the allocation of an estimated $15.6 million of federal grant and program revenue funds [approximately $9.3 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds, $3 million in HOME program funds, $805,090 in Emergency Shelter Grant Program (ESG) funds and $2.6 million in Housing Opportunity for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds] from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The draft 2020 AAP governs $19.3 million dollars, including program income and carryforward funds.

The Annual Action Plan responds to HUD requirements for the City of Seattle to access these funds. It describes the allocation of these funds to address the housing, homeless, community development and economic development needs of the City's low and moderate-income residents and neighborhoods. The DRAFT 2020 AAP is available for public review here. 

Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development (Substantial Amendments to 2014-2017)

The City of Seattle is proposing a revision to the to the 2014, 2015 and 2017 Annual Action Plans to the 2014-2017 Consolidated Plan for Housing and Community Development. The Consolidated Plan affects how the City uses four federal funds sources to assist low- and moderate-income persons: 1) the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), 2) Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), 3) Home Investment Partnership (HOME), and 4) Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG).

2018 Consolidated Annual Plan Evaluation Report (CAPER)

As required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the City of Seattle's 2018 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is now available for public review and comment. This report describes benefits and results achieved through expenditure of four federal grants in 2018: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA), and Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) funds.  Certain federal HUD production reports such as federal expenditures by activity are also available upon request.

For an electronic or hard copy of the report, please contact:         

Dan Burton
Federal Grants Manager
Human Services Department
PO Box 34215                                          
Seattle WA  98124-4215
(206) 684-0288//E-mail: BlockGrants@seattle.gov 

2017 Assessment of Fair Housing in response to HUD Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule

The 2017 City of Seattle (City) and Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) Assessment of Fair Housing (Assessment) responds to the requirements of HUD's December 2015 Final Rule requiring jurisdictions to make a baseline assessment of their compliance with the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule.

Quiet Crisis: Age Wave Maxes Out Affordable Housing, King County 2008-2025

With the number of seniors in King County expected to double by 2025, government and community leaders must work together to meet the challenge of providing enough affordable housing for this growing population. Read the report.