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2020

Spokane County

 Homeless Housing Assistance Act

(HHAA)

Request for Proposals (RFP)

October 20, 2019

The Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department (CSHCD) is seeking proposals for the 2020 Homeless Housing and Assistance Act (HHAA) Program. CSHCD staff will review applications and make recommendations to the Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee (HCDAC), which will then forward its recommendations to the Spokane County Board of Commissioners (BOCC). The BOCC will make final funding decisions. Homeless prevention will be offered system-wide. Emphasis will be placed on county beneficiaries who would be served with HHAA funds for other projects such as, shelters, transitional housing, outreach and supportive services.

Application must meet one of the objectives laid out in the RFP:

  • Homeless Prevention
  • Emergency shelter (night by night or continuous stay)
  • Transitional Housing
  • Outreach
  • Support services

Successful applications will conform to the guiding principles of the Spokane County 2020-2024 DRAFT Consolidated Plan and the updated Continuum of Care (CoC) Regional Homeless Plan. The 2020 HHAA RFP contains instructions, a timeline for the allocation process, the amount of anticipated funds available, and other pertinent information.  Selected projects will be funded for eighteen months, upon compliance with terms and conditions of contracts(s). Contracts will be for 18 months, starting January 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.

Eligible applicants include Spokane County departments, other local governments, Public Housing Agency, Faith Based organizations and non-profit agencies with 501(c)(3) designation. Applicants must demonstrate experience serving extremely-low- and low-income persons.

The 2020 HHAA RFP will be available for downloading at http://www.spokanecounty.org/2989/Current-RFPs. Due to the implementation of new application software, the application link will be available on November 5, 2019 after the mandatory Applicant Workshop. 

2020 HHAA Applicant Workshop

November 5, 2019

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

312 W. 8th Ave, 5th Floor Conference Room

 HHAA funds are limited and the application process is competitive. For more information on the applicant workshop call CSHCD at 509-477-2588.

Accommodations and translation services will be provided to the maximum extent feasible to meet the needs of people with disabilities. If you need an accommodation, please contact CSHCD at least 72 hours in advance at 509-477-2588.

2020 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Year 

Request for Proposals (RFP)

September 28, 2019

The Spokane County Community Services, Housing, and Community Development Department (CSHCD) is seeking proposals for the 2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program year. CSHCD will review applications and make recommendations to the Housing and Community Development Advisory Committee (HCDAC). The HCDAC holds a public hearing for the purpose of making a recommendation to the Spokane County Board of Commissioners (BoCC). The BoCC makes the final decision during a public meeting. Emphasis will be placed on county beneficiaries who would be served with these funds.

Proposals must address a priority need for public facilities, infrastructure, economic development, and planning actions (as contained in the 2020-2024 CDBG Funding Policies, and RFP.) The 2020 CDBG RFP contains instructions, a timeline for the allocation process, the amount of anticipated funds available, and other pertinent information from the 2020-2024 Spokane County Consolidated Plan, such as priority needs and goals.

Eligible applicants include local governments, non-profit agencies with 501(c) (3) designation, public housing authorities, and for-profit entities. Applicants must demonstrate the capacity to carry out their proposal and manage federal funds.

The 2020 CDBG Funding Policies and the RFP will be available for downloading at https://www.spokanecounty.org/3585/RFP-Documents

Due to the implementation of new application software, the application link will be available on October 8, 2019 after the mandatory Applicant Workshop.

2020 CDBG Applicant Workshop

October 8, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

312 W. 8th Ave, 5th Floor Conference Room

** Our elevator to our 5th Floor Conference Room is currently out of service, if you are unable to walk up two flights upstairs, please contact Tami Hennessy at 477-2588 for special accommodation.**

 CDBG funds are limited and the application process is competitive. For more information on the applicant workshop call CSHCD at 509-477-2588.

Accommodations and translation services will be provided to the maximum extent feasible to meet the needs of people with disabilities. If you need an accommodation, please contact CSHCD at least 72 hours in advance at 509-477-2588.