Specifications include, but are not limited to: Kitsap County and the City of Bremerton are initiating this Request for Proposals (RFP) from
qualified applicants for a minimum of two affordable housing projects, one in the City of
Bremerton and a second located in the County. . Priority for Kitsap County and City of
Bremerton funding will be given to a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)
Agency undertaking one of the targeted activities described below. A CHDO is a private,
nonprofit, community-based organization that has staff with the capacity to develop affordable
housing for the community it serves. In order to qualify for designation as a CHDO, the
organization must meet certain requirements pertaining to their legal status, organizational
structure, and capacity and experience. For information about how to qualify as a CHDO please
contact Block Grant Staff.
Projects located in the City of Bremerton are eligible to receive funds from the County only if
the following conditions have been met:
• The project serves a special needs population county-wide;
• The City is putting funds into the same project;
• Projects in other areas of the County have been considered for funding first.