Resources & Trainings
Resources and trainings to help navigate how to apply for funding to develop/rehabilitate/renovate/preserve multifamily rental or homeownership housing projects from the programs administered by the Multifamily Housing Unit.
Open funding availabilities and application materials are posted on the Applying to the Housing Trust Fund webpage.
- Applying to the Housing Trust Fund
- HOME Program
- National Housing Trust Fund Program
- Housing Preservation Program
- Operations and Maintenance Program
- Evergreen Sustainable Development Standard
- Policy Advisory Team
- Annual Reporting
- Housing Trust Fund Handbook (PDF)
- Property Management Resources
- Housing Trust Fund Reports
- Resources & Trainings
2023 NOFA Q&A/FAQs
Questions & Answers
HTF Multifamily Rental NOFA #MHU-2023-02 Questions & Answers
HOME & NHTF NOFA #MHU-2023-03 Questions & Answers
2023 Application Workshop Trainings
In-person workshops run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with included lunch. Venue capacity is 100 persons each, on a first-come, first-served basis by registration time.
Spokane – July 11, 2023
The in-person workshop at Spokane Community College has completed.
Tumwater – Aug. 8, 2023
The in-person workshop at ASHHO Cultural Community Center has completed.
Virtual workshops will run on Zoom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is no limit to attendance, but registration is required at the links provided below.
Virtual Workshop #1 – July 13, 2023
Virtual Workshop #2 – Aug. 10, 2023
Commerce will host informal meet and greets with organizations interested in sharing information about their potential projects. These are not required and do not contribute to an applicant’s score. Sign up here for a one-hour session, through which prospective applicants will be able to schedule time to introduce themselves and/or their particular project(s) to MHU. Slots will be in hour increments or longer for multiple projects. This opportunity will be provided from June 26 through Sept. 5, Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is required 48 hours prior to your requested meeting time.
New Award Overview
2023 Application Technical Assistance
Combined Funders Application Walkthrough
An overview of the 2023 Combined Funders Application (“CFA”), which is required for most applications seeking capital funding from MHU:
2022 Application Workshop Trainings
Guidance on how to complete a 2022 application and the criteria used to evaluate applications for multifamily/rental housing projects seeking capital funding.
Rapid Capital Housing Acquisition
Questions & answers regarding the 2022 Rapid Capital Housing Acquisition NOFA:
Multifamily Rental Housing
Questions & answers regarding the 2022 Multifamily Rental Housing NOFA:
2021 Application Workshop Trainings
Guidance on how to complete a 2021 application and the criteria used to evaluate applications for homeownership housing projects seeking capital funding:
- Application Walk-Through – Homeownership (coming soon!)
- Application Review Process – Homeownership
Community Housing & Cottage Community Projects
Guidance on how to complete a 2021 application and the criteria used to evaluate applications for community housing and cottage community projects seeking capital funding:
- Application Walk-Through – Cottage Community Housing (utilizes multifamily/rental application)
- Application Review Process – Cottage Community Housing
Stay tuned for more!
More training videos will be published. Please check back often.