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Request for Proposal(RFP):
Yakima County Department of Public Services serves as the Lead entity for the Yakima County HOME Consortium (YCHC) and also oversees the local 2060 filing fee funds. Awards for funding from these revenue streams are informed by the 5 Year Consolidated Plan for Affordable Housing, scored by the Competitive Process Scoring Committee (a subcommittee of the YCHC), and awarded by the Board of County Commissioners.
The 2018, 2019 and 2020 applications process for affordable housing projects closed at 3 pm on May 22nd, 2020. Preliminary awards are in process.
Questions about the application can be directed to Marivel.Garcia@co.yakima.wa.us.
Five Year Goals and Objectives
The proposed activities are designed to meet the following HUD objective:
- Provide decent affordable housing to lower-income households
The following Goals and Strategies developed during the planning process are designed to guide program planning and implementation over the second five years of the HOME Consortium’s affordable housing program.
Goal one: Ensure decent and affordable housing
Objective 1. Rehabilitation. Preserve the housing of extremely low- to moderate-income homeowners, up to 80% AMI
Objective 2. Rental Housing. Expand the supply of affordable rental housing available to extremely low- to very low-income home-renters, up to 50% AMI. Explore the feasibility, options, and select a model to pilot to provide landlord rental rehabilitation for very low to moderate-income rental households in Year 5.
Objective 3. Home Ownership. Provide assistance to developers, sponsors, or owners to assist extremely low- to very-income households that are prepared to become home owners.
Harold MacLean, C.P.E., C.B.I., C.F.I.
Program Manager/HOME Administrator
128 North 2nd Street
4th floor, Courthouse
Yakima, WA 98901
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.