Current grant, loan and other opportunities at Commerce
Washington Skilled Worker Awareness Program is created to increase the state’s skilled workforce by raising awareness of, and enrollment in, accredited educational, occupational, state-approved pre-apprenticeship, apprenticeship and similar education and training programs. Application deadline: Feb. 21.
This program will provide deferred loans up to $40,000 to rural, low-income households that need repairs and improvements on their primary residence for health, safety or durability. Homeowners earning up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level are eligible. Eligible improvements include rot removal, foundation/structural improvements, energy improvements, lead paint and asbestos work, improvements for handicapped persons, repair or replacement of major housing systems, emergency storm repairs, seismic retrofits
Washington state’s Landlord Mitigation Law (RCW 43.31.605) became effective on June 7, of 2018 to provide landlords with an incentive and added security to work with tenants receiving rental assistance. The program offers up to $1,000 to the landlord in reimbursement for some potentially required move-in upgrades, up to fourteen days’ rent loss and up to $5,000 in qualifying damages caused by a tenant during tenancy.
Applications are now being accepted for our Public Works Board’s Emergency Construction Loan Program. This program focuses on the activities that repair, replace, and/or reconstruct a facility that will restore essential services. Applications can be submitted until funds are exhausted.
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