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Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division

Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division

Department of Community and Human Services

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Building a vibrant community where everyone has a stable home.

The Housing, Homelessness and Community Development Division provides both services and programs to improve the community in King County.

Though HHCDD provides some direct-service that our King County residents can access directly through individual applications, this is only a small portion of our division. Housing and Homelessness primarily serves the public through our programs that award funds to community organizations and cities through contracts--making them the primary vehicle for our services.

An equitable development initiative is coming to King County. Applications to join the working group are due May 9.

Help shape equitable development in King County! Join the community planning workgroup!

Apply by May 9!

King County is establishing a community planning workgroup to support development of a new King County Equitable Development Initiative (KC EDI). Applications to be on the workgroup are due 1 p.m. May 9.

King County Consortium Survey Link and QR Code 

About This Survey

The King County Consortium (Consortium) is a local government partnership that is led by King County and includes all areas in the County except for the cities of Seattle and Milton. The Consortium receives funds each year from the federal government to invest in housing and community development programs that primarily benefit low- and moderate-income people. Every five years, the Consortium develops a Consolidated Plan to identify the housing and community development needs for people living in the Consortium and outlines the goals for using its federal funds. King County created this survey to hear from members of the community and gather your thoughts on the housing and community development needs in the Consortium. Your participation in this survey is anonymous. The survey includes 23 multiple choice questions and should take about 8 minutes to complete.

Our Most Searched Services

The Homeless Housing Program (HHP) facilitates human services to support housing stability and individual safety. HHP administers and oversees funding for housing stability and services programs in four broad categories:

  • Emergency and Short-term Housing: Emergency shelter, transitional housing, rapid rehousing
  • Homeless Prevention: Preventing households from losing their housing as a strategy to address homelessness
  • Permanent Housing: Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Permanent Housing with Supportive Services
  • Special Projects: The Human Services Bus Ticket Program provides subsidized bus tickets to eligible human service agencies serving persons who are homeless and/or low income.

Learn more about the Homeless Housing Program

Learn more about Funding and Requests for Proposals

  • NOFAs
  • Awards
  • Prior RFPs, RFIs, and RFQs
  • ZoomGrants Help

View Funding and Request for Proposals

The King County Housing Finance Program (HFP) administers funds for the development and preservation of affordable housing throughout King County.

Partnerships are encouraged among local governments, public housing authorities, nonprofit housing developers, for-profit developers, and service providers in order to produce the greatest number of units for the most reasonable public investment, and to provide appropriate supportive services to residents with special needs.

Learn more about Housing Finance

We provide funding for housing repair services to low-income homeowners and special needs renters in most parts of King County, located in Washington State.

Our funding provides for repairs such as replacing your roof, installing a new septic system, repairs addressing emergency conditions, health and safety repairs or major building preservation issues within the single family owner occupied home.

For renters with a disability, we provide funding to make your unit more accessible.

Learn more about Housing Repair

Contact Us

Phone 206-263-9105


TTY Relay: 711


Fax: 206-296-5260