Grays Harbor County is requesting proposals for newly available Homeless Housing funds.

Eligible and qualified applicants must provide a proposal and budget that covers how their agency will provide the noted deliverables for one or more of the three available program areas:

  • Rapid Rehousing for Literally Homeless Families
  • Rapid Rehousing for Literally Homeless Young Adults (18-24)
  • Housing supports as part of an integrated plan for Diversion, Drug Court, and/or Foundational Community Supports Clients

Here is a link to the FINAL 2019 RFP for new Homeless Housing funding – package on our site, template and materials will also be available at

The RFP says that priority will be given to programs who can demonstrate capacity and procedures are in place to prioritize the most vulnerable clients and work alongside literally homeless clients to remove barriers and successfully help them obtain and maintain permanent housing.


Proposal Process Estimated Timeline
Issue RFP October 3, 2018
Proposals November 2, 2018
HHSAB Subcommittee Workshop Mid November TBD
Agency Oral Presentations Mid November TBD
Recommendations Announced at Health and Human Services Advisory Board November 20, 2018
Agency Contract Development Process December 2018
Service Start Date January 1, 2019


The RFP is intended for housing providers with the necessary capacity and experience to successfully deliver non-core services to individuals who are literally homeless in a way that aligns with the 2016 10 Year Plan to End Homelessness and Department of Commerce’s ”Consolidated Homeless Grant Guidelines”.

The RFP will open October 3st, 2018 and all proposals are due by 4:30 p.m. November 2st, 2018.

Applications may be submitted via e-mail, mail, or in person no later than Friday, November 2 at 4:30 p.m. to be considered. Applications must be clearly marked with HOUSING APPLICATION.

Attn: Cassie Lentz
2109 Sumner Avenue
Aberdeen, WA 98520
[email protected]