Affordable Housing Program (HOME)

The Affordable Housing Program provides Home Investment Partnership (HOME) funds to address the priority housing needs of County residents. Affordable Housing Trust Fund Substitute House Bill 2060 (SHB-2060)

On April 30, 2002, The Spokane County Board of Commissioners authorized the Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department to administer funds generated through Substitute House Bill 2060. A recording fee of $10 is charged by the County Auditor for every document recorded. 60% of the revenue generated is retained by the County to further affordable housing. Projects must serve individuals and families at 50and or less of the Area Median Income (AMI). The remaining 40% of the revenue generated is transferred to the State for affordable housing projects that serve individuals and families at or below 30% AMI.

The County is interested in Identifying and examining unique approaches that would serve to maximize flexibility and create additional opportunities for those in the housing industry.


The County is interested in identifying and examining unique approaches that would serve to maximize flexibility and create additional opportunities for those in the housing industry.

Download the HOME Income Limits and HOME Program Rents. Income Limits effective as of June 6, 2016 Rent Limits effective June 6, 2016. 2016 HOME Rent and Income Limits

  Spokane County- Low/Mod Income Percentages Mapping Tool

Please note:  The County does not own or manage affordable housing properties and therefore cannot offer assistance directly to individuals under the Affordable Housing Program (AHP).  Our investment of AHP funding is allocated through a competitive process to owners, sponsors, or developers of affordable housing.  Please check for available affordable housing units at: http://www.housingsearchnw.org/ or contact 2-1-1 for referrals on housing options.

 These funds will be allocated through a competitive application process by Spokane County.  Please contact Richard Culton at (509) 477-4487 for more information on the Affordable Housing Program. funding. 

HOME is the centerpiece program of the Cranston-Gonzalez National Affordable Housing Act (NAHA), officially entitled the HOME Investment Partnerships Act.

Each year the Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department receives a formula allocation of HOME funds from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Program Goals


The HOME Program is intended to achieve three specific goals; To expand the supply of decent, safe, sanitary, and affordable housing with primary focus on housing for low, very low, and extremely low-income families; strength the ability of local governments to design and implement strategies for achieving adequate supplies of decent, affordable housing; and encourage public, private, and non-profit partnerships to address affordable housing needs.

Affordable Housing Trust Fund (Substitute House Bill 2060)


On April 30, 2002, the Spokane County Board of Commissioners authorized the Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department to administer funds generated through Substitute House Bill 2060. A recording fee of $10 is charged by the County Auditor for every document recorded. 60% of the revenue generated is retained by the County to further affordable housing. Projects must serve individuals and families at 50% or less of the Area Median Income (AMI). The remaining 40% of the revenue generated is transferred to the State for affordable housing projects that serve individuals and families at or below 30% AMI.

The County is interested in identifying and examining unique approaches that would serve to maximize flexibility and create additional opportunities for those in the housing industry.

November 9, 2016 2060 Stakeholders Meeting
  
Previously Funded  Projects-AHTF 2004-2014
 


Income Limits and Rentals


Download the HOME Income Limits and HOME Program Rents (PDF). Income Limits effective as of June 6, 2016 Rent Limits effective June 6, 2016.

Maps


Spokane County- Low/Mod Income Percentages Mapping Tool

Please note: The County does not own or manage affordable housing properties and therefore cannot offer assistance directly to individuals under the Affordable Housing Program (AHP). Our investment of AHP funding is allocated through a competitive process to owners, sponsors, or developers of affordable housing. Please check for available affordable housing units or contact 2-1-1 for referrals on housing options.

These funds will be allocated through a competitive application process by Spokane County. Please contact Richard Culton by calling 509-477-4487 for more information on the Affordable Housing Program funding. 

Projects Funded by Spokane County's Affordable Housing Program

 


Riverwalk Point

Riverwalk Apartments

Hidden Pines

Hidden Pines

Woodruff Heights

Woodruff Apartments

Village Apartments

Village Apartments