Current Multifamily Housing Program RFP

Annually, the City of Spokane CHHS Department offers HOME loan funds for affordable rental housing projects under a competitive RFP process. HOME funds can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct affordable rental housing within the City of Spokane.

In exchange for a HOME loan, borrowers must provide HOME units that are subject to Affordability Requirements. These requirements include maximum tenant incomes (30%, 50%, or 60% of Area Median Income) and restricted rents over a 5 to 30 year Period of Affordability. In exchange for providing long-term affordable housing, the City can forgive all or a portion of the HOME loan during the Period of Affordability.

While we do not have any open RFPs, we invite you to review previous RFPs and application materials under the Closed RFP(s) section below.

Please contact the HOME Program Manager, Becky Tuno at 509.625.6321 or rtuno@spokanecity.org if you have questions about the HOME Program and its requirements, upcoming RFPs, or potential projects you may seek funds for in the future.

Closed RFP(s)

2020 Rental Housing Development with HOME Funds

The City of Spokane CHHS Department is offering approximately $2,250,000 of HOME loan funds for affordable rental housing projects. HOME funds can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct affordable rental housing within the City of Spokane.

Competitive funding applications are due in the CHHS office by October 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM. A WebEx Q&A workshop is scheduled for July 9 at 10:00 AM (see the HOME RFP for more information).

In exchange for a HOME loan, borrowers must provide HOME units that are subject to Affordability Requirements. These requirements include maximum tenant incomes (30%, 50%, or 60% of Area Median Income) and restricted rents over a 5 to 30 year Period of Affordability. In exchange for providing long-term affordable housing, the City can forgive all or a portion of the HOME loan during the Period of Affordability.

Multifamily Housing Program application materials:

Study all application materials and provide all requested information for improved opportunity to succeed in this funding competition.

Contact RFP Coordinator Paul Trautman (625-6329 or ptrautman@spokanecity.org) with any questions.

2019 Rental Housing Development with HOME Funds

The City of Spokane CHHS Department is offering approximately $2,089,000 of HOME loan funds plus an additional $348,118 of CHDO loan funds for affordable rental housing projects. Competitive funding applications are due in the CHHS office by October 7, 2019 at 5:00 PM. HOME funds can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct affordable rental housing within the City of Spokane.

In exchange for a HOME loan, borrowers must provide HOME units that are subject to Affordability Requirements. These requirements include maximum tenant incomes (30%, 50%, or 60% of Area Median Income) and restricted rents over a 5 to 30 year Period of Affordability. In exchange for providing long-term affordable housing, the City will forgive all or a portion of the HOME loan during the Period of Affordability.

Download the following Multifamily Housing Program application materials. The HOME RFP provides important information about this competitive funding opportunity. The HOME Application Questions collect narrative about your project proposal. The HOME Excel Spreadsheets collect detailed financial information. Remember to provide all information requested on all forms and spreadsheets. We recommend that you study all materials for improved opportunity to succeed in this funding competition.

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2018 Rental Housing Development with HOME Funds

The City of Spokane's Community, Housing, and Human Services Department seeks applicants for funding that can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct rental housing within the City. The rental housing must be affordable to low-income residents of our community.

About $2,200,000 in federal HOME funds is available for affordable housing projects. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). This program targets the creation and improvement of rental housing that is affordable to people who are at or below 50 percent of the Spokane area's median family income, which is $32,600 for a family of four.

In exchange for low-cost loans with the potential for deferral and/or debt forgiveness, property owner must agree to rent restrictions and to rent to low-income tenants for at least 5 years for projects involving rehabilitation or acquisition or 20 years for new construction projects.

Applications are due Tuesday August 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM. The City's Addendum to the Combined Funder Application (CFA) includes instructions for applicants to the City's program. Read the Program Description and Addendum before completing the CFA materials.

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2017 Rental Housing Development with HOME Funds

This RFP is now closed. The application process closed as scheduled on September 19, 2017 and proposals are being reviewed. Thanks to all applicants for their proposals. Stay tuned for an announcement of the awards.

The City of Spokane's Community, Housing, and Human Services Department seeks applicants for funding that can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct rental housing within the City. Two lots currently owned by the City are also available for development under this program. The rental housing must be affordable to low-income residents of our community.

About $1,200,000 in federal HOME funds is available for affordable housing projects. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). This program targets the creation and improvement of rental housing that is affordable to people who are at or below 50 percent of the Spokane area’s median family income, which is $32,850 for a family of four.

In exchange for low-cost loans with the potential for deferral and/or debt forgiveness, property owner must agree to rent restrictions and to rent to low-income tenants for at least 5 years for projects involving rehabilitation or acquisition or 20 years for new construction projects.

Applications are due September 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM. The City's Addendum to the Combined Funder Application (CFA) includes instructions for applicants to the City's program. Read the Program Description and Addendum before completing the CFA materials.

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2016 Rental Housing Development with HOME Funds

(Closed August 2016)

The City of Spokane's Community, Housing and Human Services Department seeks applicants for funding that can be used to rehabilitate or construct housing within the City. A lot currently owned by the City is also available for development under this program. The rental housing must be affordable to low-income residents of our community.

About $1,000,000 in federal HOME funds is available. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). This program targets the creation and improvement of rental housing that is affordable to people who are at or below 50% of the Spokane area's median family income, which is $31,300 for a family of four.

In exchange for low-cost loans with the potential for deferral and/or debt forgiveness, property owner must agree to rent restrictions and to rent to low-income tenants for at least 5 years for projects involving rehabilitation or acquisition or 20 years for new construction projects.

Applications are due August 23, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. The City's Addendum to the Combined Funder Application (CFA) includes instructions for applicants to the City's program. Read the Program Description and Addendum before completing the CFA materials.

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Rental Housing Development at CHHS Property

(Closed April 2016)

The City of Spokane's Community, Housing and Human Services ("CHHS") Department seeks applicants for funding that can be used to rehabilitate or construct rental properties on lots currently owned by the City. The rental housing must be affordable to low-income residents in our community.

About $600,000 in federal HOME funds may be available for these affordable housing projects. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). This program targets the creation and improvement of rental housing that is affordable to people who are at or below 50 percent of the Spokane area's median family income, which is $32,250 for a family of four.

In exchange for low-cost loans with the potential for deferral and/or debt forgiveness, property owner must agree to rent restrictions and to rent to low-income tenants for at least 5 years for projects involving rehabilitation or acquisition or 20 years for new construction projects.

Applications are due April 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. The City's Addendum to the Combined Funder Application (CFA) includes instructions for applicants to the City's program. Read the Program Description and Addendum before completing the CFA materials.

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Multifamily Housing Program RFP

(Closed September 2015)

The City of Spokane's Community, Housing and Human Services Department seeks applicants for funding that can be used to acquire, rehabilitate, or construct rental properties within the City limits that are affordable to low-income residents in our community.

About $1,000,000 in federal HOME funds is available for affordable housing projects. The funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME). This program targets the creation and improvement of rental housing that is affordable to people who are at or below 50 percent of the Spokane area's median family income, which is $32,250 for a family of four.

In exchange for low-cost loans with the potential for deferral and/or debt forgiveness, property owner must agree to rent restrictions and to rent to low-income tenants for at least 5 years for projects involving rehabilitation or acquisition, or for at least 20 years for new construction projects.

Applications are due September 9, 2015 at 5 p.m. The City's Addendum to the Combined Funder Application (CFA) includes instructions for applicants to the City's program. Read the Program Description and Addendum before completing the CFA materials.

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