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Skagit County seeks proposals, no later than 3:00pm on March 31, 2017, from qualified bidders experienced in implementing projects to provide homeless crisis response services and affordable housing to low-income households. Funds for this program will come from the Consolidated Homeless Grant (CHG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Skagit County Document Recording Fees.

Skagit County receives various state grants and document recording fees for which funds must be used in accordance with funding guidelines, statutory requirements, and the strategies outlined in the Skagit County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness.

Proposals are sought in the following areas:
 Affordable Housing
 Coordinated Entry and Assessment
 Low Barrier Shelter Planning
 Shelter and Transitional Housing
 Rental Assistance and Case Management

Preliminary estimates for allocations in each service area are based on past investment patterns.

Each proposal must be submitted to:

Skagit County Public Health
Attn: Kayla Schott-Bresler
700 South Second Street, #301, Mount Vernon, WA 98273

and/or emailed to:

No later than 3:00pm on March 31st. Late proposals will not be accepted.

Letter of Interest (attached) is due by 3:00pm, March 3rd. No proposals will be accepted from any organization that does not submit a Letter of Interest with that project specifically identified.

If your organization is applying for funding for any of the following projects, pre-application meetings are required:
 Low-barrier shelter planning
 Housing development, preservation, or acquisition

Applicants are encouraged to submit questions to the County for additional information. Responses to questions will be added to the County’s Housing Website weekly during the RFP period. Questions should be submitted via email to with “2017-2018 RFP Question” as the subject line.