Coordinated Grant Application Process

Recommendations for the 2018 Funding Awards for the 2018 Coordinated Grant Application Process have been released. The 30-day public comment period for these recommendations extends through Friday, October 27, 2017 A Public Hearing will be held during the Kitsap County Board of Commissioners regularly scheduled meeting on November 13, 2017 at 5:30pm in the Commissioners Chambers, at the Kitsap County Administrative Building, 619 Division Street, Port Orchard.

__________________________________________________________________

The City of Bremerton will take separate action on the City of Bremerton HOME projects at their Bremerton City Council meeting on October 18, 2017 at 5:30pm, at the Norm Dicks Government Center, First Floor Meeting Chambers, 345 6th Street, Bremerton.

Kitsap County is an Entitlement Community under the federally funded Community Development Block Grant Program.  Funds are received annually from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for local projects that primarily benefit low income people.  Kitsap County published a 2018 Policy Plan detailing the management of its CDBG and HOME programs. It is available below.

Kitsap County also receives funding through Washington State legislation for the Consolidated Homeless Grant Program and the Homeless Housing Grant Program (ESSHB 2163), providing grant funds to reduce homelessness in Kitsap County, and for the Affordable Housing Grant Program (SHB 2060), to develop and support affordable housing.  Policy Plans for these programs are linked below.

__________________________________________________________________

PUBLIC COMMENT

The Kitsap County Block Grant Program and the Kitsap County Housing and Homelessness Program welcome written public comment September 27 through October 21, 2016. Please submit all comments to:

Kitsap County Block Grant Program/Housing and Homelessness Program

345 6th Street, Suite 400

Bremerton, WA  98337