Housing & Behavioral Health

Snohomish County has allocated a significant amount of ARPA dollars to initiatives that support housing, homelessness, and behavioral health services. The goal of this funding is to create new housing units of all types, including shelter, emergency housing, and permanent supportive housing units, increase counseling and system navigation services for vulnerable communities, and increase behavioral health and substance use disorder services throughout Snohomish County.

Open Funding Opportunities

Affordable Housing Preservation Funding Invitation

The one-time Affordable Housing Preservation Fund (AHPF) will support the maintenance and preservation of Snohomish County multifamily affordable housing. This federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)-funded program will provide a total of $4,000,000 to support affordable housing providers in the county. 


You can find more information and the application worksheet in this notice of funding letter


Worksheets must be submitted to OHCD.Funding@snoco.org by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 to be considered.

  1. Executive Somers Announces $8 Million for Five Projects That Increase Behavioral Health Capacity

    Funded Projects Will Allow a Minimum of 440 New Individuals to be Served Each Year; Increased Capacity Could Serve Thousands... Read on...
  2. Snohomish County Uses Federal Funds to Help Hundreds of Households at Risk of Foreclosure

    Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers & Treasurer Brian Sullivan, with the support of the County Council, allocated $400,000 in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to provide foreclosure assistance to families disproportionally impacted by COVID-19 Read on...
  3. Snohomish County Awards $2 Million in Federal Funding for Flood Risk Reduction Projects

    Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced $2 million in awards from the Flood Risk Reduction grant. Using federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, Snohomish County is awarding the City of Stanwood and the City of Marysville grants... Read on...
  4. Snohomish County Welcomes More Than 2,600 Afghan and Ukrainian Refugees

    Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that since October 2021, when the United States saw a significant influx of refugees from conflict zones, the County in partnership with local nonprofits have provided resettlement services... Read on...
  5. Snohomish County Launches Grant Program for Flood Risk Reduction Projects

    ARPA-Funded Program Designed to Reduce Flood Risk to Impacted Communities; Preserve Housing and Small Businesses... Read on...
  6. Snohomish County Accepting Proposals to Increase Behavioral Health and Substance Use Disorder Treatm

    Snohomish County Executive Dave Somers announced that the County is accepting proposals to expand capacity of behavioral health facilities. The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) will distribute funds from the County’s federal American Rescue Plan... Read on...
  7. Snohomish County Council Votes to Approve Purchase of Hotels for Bridge Housing with Wraparound Svcs

    The Snohomish County Council voted to approve Executive Dave Somers’s proposal to convert two hotels into bridge housing with wraparound services... Read on...
  8. Snohomish County to Purchase Hotel in South County to Convert to Bridge Housing with Wraparound Svcs

    Facility in Edmonds to Provide 55 New Units of Bridge Housing With Wraparound Services... Read on...
  9. Snohomish County Purchases First Hotel to Convert to Bridge Housing with Wraparound Services

    Facility in Everett to Provide 74 New Units of Bridge Housing for Unsheltered Individuals... Read on...
  10. Part of Pandemic Recovery Efforts, Snohomish County Partners With Cities to Invest More Than $9M

    American Rescue Plan Act-Funded Projects Include New Shelter Units, In-School Mental Health Supports for Students, and Embedding Mental Health and Social Workers in Emergency Response... Read on...
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