Housing Projects

Fall 2022 Affordable Housing Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) Housing Applications Overview and Appendices

 

Snohomish County is making available HOME Investment Partnership funds and 1/10 of 1% Sales Tax Chemical Dependency and Mental Health (CDMH) funds for affordable housing.  The Overview provides an overall description of the Fall 2022 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for HOME and CDMH funds, and includes descriptions of the funding amounts as may be available, the funding sources, the applicable policies (see Appendices below), application instructions, and the funding review processes and schedule.

HUD 2022 Updates to HOME Program Limits.

HUD has recently issued 2022 updates to certain HOME program limits.  Appendix A of the County’s Housing Capital NOFA Overview referenced certain 2022 program limits, which were the most current as of the date the NOFA was posted.

 

The new HUD HOME limits are provided for informational purposes.  Applications may use the 2022 limits originally referenced in Appendix A as follows:

 

2022 HOME INCOME AND RENT LIMITS:    

(UPDATED EFFECTIVE June 15, 2022)

HUD’s 2022 HOME Maximum Income and Rent Limits referenced on p. 1-2 of Appendix A of the NOFA Overview have been updated with the 2022 limits, and can be used for this NOFA.

 

2022 HOME MAXIMUM PER UNIT SUBSIDY LIMITS:        

(EFFECTIVE June 15, 2022 

 

HUD’s 2022 HOME Maximum Per Unit Subsidy Limits referenced on p.3 of Appendix A of the NOFA Overview have been updated with the 2022 limits, and can be used for this NOFA.

Application Information

The Fall 2022 NOFA Application has separate sections to better evaluate the proposal and funding request. More information on each type of application may be found in the relevant section. Applications are due by 4:00 pm on September 2, 2022.  

 

  • Applicants must submit the NOFA Application by US mail, Fed Ex, or UPS, etc., with a postmark or evidence of shipping with the date of Friday, September 2, 2022, or earlier, to demonstrate that the application was submitted by the NOFA deadline.
  • Only 1 original hard copy of the application needs to be submitted.
  • A complete electronic copy of the entire application and supporting materials as outlined in the NOFA must be included with the hard copy of the application submitted, on a USB drive or other media.

 

Snohomish County, along with other jurisdictions, is using the Combined Funders Application, which is a common application for multi-unit rental housing and homeownership development projects. In addition to the appropriate Combined Funders Application, the appropriate Snohomish County Addendum(s) must be submitted for each proposed project 


Technical Assistance and Application Workshop

The application workshop will be held via the  ZOOM link below on August 2, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.   

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Meeting ID: 996 7747 4320

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Meeting ID: 996 7747 4320

Fall 2022 NOFA Capital Multi-Family Rental Housing Projects – HOME or CDMH funds

  1. Fall 2022 Snohomish County Multi-Family Application Checklist and Instructions
  2. 2022 Multi-Family Combined Funders Application Sections - (Required Word document)
  3. 2022 Multi-Family Combined Funders Application Forms - (Required Excel document)
  4. 2022 Snohomish County Multi-Family Rental Housing Addendum- (Required)
  5. Tenant Relocation Plan (If applicable)
  6. Environmental Review Supplement (Not required if requesting only CDMH funds.)
  7. 2022 CDMH Sales Tax Supplemental Application (if applicable)

Fall 2022 CHDO Certification and Operating Support

  1. CHDO Certification Application (select one):

    Attachment 1 - CHDO Staff Roster (MS Excel)

    Attachment 2 - CHDO Board Roster (MS Excel)

    Attachment 3 - CHDO Board Member Cert Low - Income Rep (MS Word)

    Attachment 4 - CHDO Board Member Cert  - Public Official or Employee (MS Word)

2. Operation Support Application (MS Word)

Fall 2022 NOFA Environmental Supplement

  1. Application Environmental Supplement

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 one week 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 Debra May at debra.may@snoco.org  or call (425) 388-3264 or for TTY dial 711.

 

Foreign language interpreters are also available upon request where a substantial number of non-English speaking residents can reasonably be expected to participate. Please contact Debra May at debra.may@snoco.org  or call (425) 388-3264 for more information.