Fair Housing Education and Counseling Services

The Snohomish County Human Services Department (HSD)/Division of Housing and Community Services (HCS)/Office of Community and Homeless Services (OCHS) is requesting proposals from qualified agencies to provide fair housing education and counseling services.  

There are multiple fund sources featured in this RFP, including Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and local Ending Homelessness Program (EHP) funding.

The County and Consortium seek to provide fair housing education and counseling services in order to ensure that all persons within Snohomish County have equitable access to housing and opportunity. This project will be required to be operated in compliance with all pertinent federal regulations, including but not limited to 24 CFR Part 570 and OMB Uniform Guidance, 2 CFR Part 200.  

This application provides information and instructions for organizations and agencies interested in applying for CDBG Public Service funds and local EHP funds to provide fair housing education and counseling services.  


Pre-Application Workshop

Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the Pre-Application Workshop on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 at:

Snohomish County Government Campus (Map)

Robert Drewel Administration Building (Administration East)

Sixth Floor Glacier Peak Meeting Room

3000 Rockefeller Avenue in downtown Everett


Application Information Session Questions & Answers

The questions asked and answers provided during the Pre-Application Workshop will be posted here following the session. Any future updates or changes to this document will be posted here with an adjusted posting date. Please check back regularly to make sure that you have the most recent version.


Application Deadline

The application deadline is Tuesday, November 12, 2019 no later than 4 p.m. (regardless of the manner submitted). No applications will be accepted after this deadline. Electronic copies should be submitted to OCHS Applications. If unable to submit electronically, signed project proposals maybe delivered in-person or mailed. Mailed applications must be posted in time to be received by the deadline.


County Contacts

If you have any questions, would like a paper copy of the application, or wish to schedule a pre-application technical assistance appointment, please contact the following staff:

Email Tyler Verda, 425-262-2904


ADA Notice

The County strives to provide access to all members of the public. Snohomish County facilities are accessible. If additional accommodations are required, please notify the ADA contact person at least three (3) days in advance of the workshop. In addition, reasonable accommodations will be made to provide the information in this application in an alternative format upon request. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at: 425-388-3052, TTY: 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384 (voice) or 1-800-833-6388 (text).

Language Interpreters

Language interpreters are also available upon request where a substantial number of non-English speaking residents can reasonably be expected to participate. Please email Marion Dal Pozzo or call at 425-388-3052.