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Funding Opportunities & Requests for Proposals

Each year we have funding opportunities and housing development opportunities for developers. We encourage you to check back regularly for available funding and proposal requests. Learn more about open opportunities below.


Notice of Funding Available (NOFA) and Request for Proposals

When funding is available, this page is your resource for deadlines, timelines and details about the application process. Available funding opportunities are provided on this page when they are open.  

NOFA Information

Funding Opportunities


The 2024 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Affordable Housing Development and Preservation is now available. Funding will support the following:

  • Construction of new multi-family rental or homeownership housing for low-income households
  • Acquisition of existing multi-family rental or homeownership housing for low-income households
  • Assistance for low-incom­­­e, first-time homebuyers

Important deadlines

Closing Date:  There is a two-part deadline in 2024:

  1. Request Application Submission Folder by Wednesday, May 15, 2024 by 4pm.
  2. Submit Application by Wednesday, May 22, 2024 by 4pm.


NOFA information, instructions and application materials can be downloaded below starting on April 4, 2024. Contents of the folder include:

  • A revised PDF of the Tacoma 2024 Affordable Housing Notice of Funding Availability Application Information and Instructions. (A list of application materials can be found on page 15 and application deadline, formatting and submission instructions can be found on page 17.) The maximum home sales price limits for homeownership projects on page 10 of this document were corrected on 4/26/2024.
  • The 2024 AH NOFA - Info Session and Workshop Q+As

Subfolders with application materials are available for download based on the following project types:

  • Multi-Family Rental
  •  Homeownership
  • Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDO)


2024 Affordable Housing Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) documents can be downloaded here.


To make a request for an Application Submission Folder, send an email by Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 4 PM to tgarofalo@cityoftacoma.org with the subject line “2024 Affordable Housing NOFA Online Application Submission Folder Request”. Include the following information in the body of the email:

  • Project Name
  • Project Sponsor/Developer
  • Name and email addresses of each person who may need access to the folder

A link to an Application Submission Folder will be sent by Community and Economic Development Department staff to the email address provided by the requestor. 



Request for Proposal Information

Request for Proposals:

The Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority is accepting applications from agencies or individuals to develop and administer homeownership or financial education workshops. These courses will increase the opportunities for potential homeowners to purchase homes and for existing homeowners to maintain homes. The proposals will 1) show how the applicant’s material or curriculum will benefit populations that have been historically and systemically underserved and 2) describe the content of the class or workshop the applicant could provide and how this course/workshop would increase homebuyer readiness, financial education, or provide support after the purchase of a home.


Key Dates:



RFP Released

August 7th, 2023

RFP Workshop https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81093092329?pwd=UW8wV1QzVVd1cm5VeHhxaTRITlh4Zz09

Meeting ID: 810 9309 2329

Passcode: 399340

August 14th, 2023 from 12:00PM – 1:00 PM

Office Hours for Applicants, by appointment

Sign up here

August 16th, 2023 from 12:00PM – 4:00 PM

August 17th, 2023 from 12:00PM – 4:00 PM

August 18th, 2023 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Q & A Questions Due

August 18th, 2023

Final FAQ Released

August 23rd, 2023


August 28th, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Threshold Review and Applicant Follow-up

August 29th – Sept. 5th, 2023

Recommendations to the TCRA Board

September 28th, 2023

Award Announcement

September 29th, 2023

Contracting Anticipated

October – November 2023

Contract Start

Workshops may begin as early as November 2023







Click Here for the Request for Proposals Packet


Past NOFA Recipients

See past year awardees below:


General Frequently Asked Questions About NOFAs

What is a Notice of Available Funding (NOFA)?

A NOFA is simply an announcement that grant funding is available and signals an opportunity for interested and qualified people to apply to receive funding. Funding typically has specific criteria applicants must meet for their program or service to qualify for the available funding.

How often is funding available?

Funding is made available when it is released by Federal, State or Local governments. Funding opportunities vary, so it is a good idea to check the page somewhat frequently or sign up for our page watch.

Who should apply for funding?

Organizations or professionals whose business and expertise meets the criteria of the funding opportunity. We encourage anyone to apply that believes their program or service qualifies for funding.