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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 2023 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
  • Public right-of-way infrastructure improvements that are directly related to the development of affordable housing (multi-family rental projects only)

Applications for funding will be accepted through Thursday, June 29, 2023 at 4 PM.

Please contact Tammi Garofalo at (253) 591-5605 or tgarofalo@cityoftacoma.org if you have any questions or requests for information in alternate formats.


Please read the Tacoma 2023 Affordable Housing Notice of Funding Availability Application Information and Instructions  document prior to beginning the application.


Multi-Family Rental Application Materials

Homeownership Application Materials


Additional Definitions

The following application materials are required ONLY for an application seeking federal HOME Investment Partnership – Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) set-aside funds.

CHDO Certification Application Materials 

 If your organization IS NOT a currently certified City of Tacoma CHDO         

 If your organization is a currently certified City of Tacoma CHDO

New or Renewal: submit all three attachments

Workshop for Applicants

If you are planning on submitting an application for funding, you are strongly encouraged to attend our Zoom workshop on May 23, 2023, from 2 PM to 3:30 PM Pacific Standard Time.

Affordable Housing NOFA Application Workshop

2 PM May 23, 2023


Meeting ID: 819 9993 7761

Passcode: 849267

Dial by your location

(253) 215-8782

Request for Proposal Information

Request for Proposals:

Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority Seeks Proposals for a mixed-use development at 3561 Pacific Avenue

In partnership with the City of Tacoma’s Housing Division, the Tacoma Community Redevelopment Authority (TCRA) seeks proposals from an experienced developer/development team to develop mixed-use, affordable housing on a property located at 3561 Pacific Avenue, Tacoma, Washington, 98418

New:  Question & Answer (Q&A) document

Key Dates:



RFP Released

January 11, 2023

Site Inspection (RSVP required)

February 7, 2023 1 PM-3 PM

Applicant Information Session Click here to join via Zoom Dial In: 253-215-8782 Meeting ID: 862 1337 6035 Passcode: 635364

February 15, 2023 @ 1 PM

Deadline for Submitting Questions on RFP

February 22, 2023

Full Q&A list posted

March 1, 2023

Deadline to Request Proposal Folder Link

April 18, 2023 @4 PM

Proposal Submittal Deadline

April 20, 2023 @ 4 PM


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.