Director: Keith Higman
HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS
2022 Skagit County HOME Consortium CAPER
Skagit County, as Lead Agency for the Skagit County HOME Consortium, is undertaking a review process prior to submission of a Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The 2022 CAPER is an annual assessment of the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program and describes the Consortium’s assessment of its annual performance in meeting its Consolidated Plan priorities and objectives.
DRAFT CAPERPresentation on CAPER highlights
The Skagit County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 10:45 am to review the 2022 CAPER and receive public comment. Attendance will be in person or remote by computer, table, or smartphone: https://bit.ly/SkagitBoCCMtg or by phone: 1(253) 215-8782 Meeting ID: 871 8000 1980 Passcode: 143573. Please call the Clerk of the Board at (360) 416-1300 before the meeting is scheduled to start if you would like to sign up to provide public testimony. Written comments may also submitted to Madeleine Anthony, Skagit County Public Health, 700 S Second Street Room 301, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 or email@example.com. The public comment period for the 2022 CAPER closes at 4:30 p.m. on September 28, 2022.
Skagit County HOME Consortium Funding Opportunities
2023 HOME Housing Development NOFA
Skagit County and the Skagit County HOME Consortium are pleased to make available approximately $1.9 million in HOME funding for the development of affordable housing in Skagit, Island, and Whatcom counties. Full details regarding fund availability, applicant and project eligibility, and applicant requirements can be found in the 2023 Notice of Funding Availability linked below. Required application materials are provided in the document links below:
Full submission instructions are included in the NOFA. Any questions regarding this NOFA can be submitted to Shelley Kjos, Housing Resource Coordinator, Skagit County Public Health, firstname.lastname@example.org.
2024-2025 Coordinated Entry Request for Proposals
Skagit County is seeking proposals from qualified organizations interested in operating and supporting Coordinated Entry in Skagit County. Proposals must be submitted no later than 3:00pm on Thursday, August 3, 2023.
Budget limits are not defined in this proposal and applicants are asked to submit funding requests that reflect system and operational needs detailed in proposal.
The funding period is for seventeen months, February 2024 through June 2025.
The Skagit County Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance for rent and utilities to income-eligible Skagit County renters and their landlords.
As of 10/13/22, the Skagit County Rental Assistance Program is currently closed to new applicants.
If you have already applied, you will be contacted by a provider to process your application. Applications will be processed until all available funds have been distributed.
Housing Summit documents and presentations:
Building a Skagit County Housing Affordability Strategy
in Skagit County