HOME Tenant-Based Rental Assistance Program

Snohomish County announces the availability of an estimated $500,000 ($100,000/annually) in HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) funds for Tenant-Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program for program years 2020 to 2024. Funding is estimated at this time and additional funding may become available through re-allocation of prior year funds or through increased federal allocations in future years.

Eligible Activities

Tenant-based rental assistance program to assist extremely low-income and low-income persons who are experiencing homelessness, at risk of homelessness, or unstably housed to obtain permanent housing. This population includes individuals, families, unaccompanied youth, and/or persons with special needs. Funds may only be used to provide security and utility deposits. 

Pre-Application Workshop

Agencies interested in applying for these funds are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-Application Workshop on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, from 2:00 to 4:00 in Glacier Peak Meeting Room, located on the sixth floor of the Snohomish County Robert J. Drewel Building (Administration East), 3000 Rockefeller Avenue, Everett, WA 98201.


Application Information Session Questions & Answers

The questions asked and answers provided during the Pre-Application Workshop will be posted here following the session. Any future updates or changes to this document will be posted here with an adjusted posting date. Please check back regularly to make sure that you have the most recent version.


Application Deadline

The application deadline is Tuesday, November 12, 2019 no later than 4 p.m. (regardless of the manner submitted). No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Electronic copies should be submitted to OCHS Applications. If unable to submit electronically, signed project proposals maybe delivered in-person or mailed. Mailed applications must be posted in time to be received by the deadline.

County Contacts

If you have any questions, would like a paper copy of the application, or wish to schedule a pre-application technical assistance appointment, please contact the following staff:

Email Tyler Verda, 425-262-2904


ADA Notice

The County strives to provide access to all members of the public. Snohomish County facilities are accessible. If additional accommodations are required, please notify the ADA contact person at least three (3) days in advance of the workshop. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made to provide the information in this application in an alternative format upon request. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at: 425-388-3052, TTY: 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384 (voice) or 1-800-833-6388 (text).


Language Interpreters

Language interpreters are also available upon request where a substantial number of non-English speaking residents can reasonably be expected to participate. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at 425-388-3052.