$600,000 from the affordable housing Real Estate Excise Tax (REET) is being made available for San Juan County Home Fund program's 2019 funding round. A Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) will be released June 3, 2019, deadline for responses is July 15, 2019. Awards are expected to be announced by the county Council in late Fall 2019.
Applications will be solicited in order to establish a list of projects for funding in 2019. This is the first year this funding is being made available. Eligible activities for this funding round include acquisition, building, rehabilitation, and maintenance of housing for very low, low, and moderate-income persons and those with special needs, including both rental and home ownership housing.
Health & Community Services will be scheduling and conducting in-person information meetings with interested parties who want to learn more about the application process for the Home Fund program. An FAQ is posted on the county's website that answers questions raised during the campaign for voter approval of the REET.
Application forms and the Home Fund scoring rubric are available on the Home Fund web page. To schedule a pre-application meeting, or for more information on the Home Fund, the 2019 funding round, the NOFA, or other general questions please contact Housing Program Coordinator Ryan Page at firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the Home Fund web page.