These funds must be used for projects providing Prevention Rental Assistance. The program aims to prevent homelessness by providing timely assistance and support to households at risk of becoming homeless as defined by Consolidated Homeless Grant Homeless Prevention Housing Status Eligibility (found here starting on page 21).
Awards will be made for the period of January 1, 2024, through June 30, 2025.
Applications for the Rental Assistance 2023 (Prevention Only) Grant will be accepted between Friday, October 6, 2023, and 10:00 am Wednesday November 1, 2023. Applications must be submitted via Jotform.
Full details about the application can be found here. Budget template can be found here.
The Human Services department will host an Information Sessions to answer questions about the application process. Please contact HumanServices@co.yakima.wa.us or (509) 574-1365 to be registered for an Information Session, or for any other questions about the application.
Information Session - The Q&A document is located here.