Funding Applications for Measure W Community Housing Fund
Applications for funding opened on January 6, 2020 and the application period is ongoing.
Nonprofits serving West Marin are highly encouraged to apply as projects move forward, as there is no application deadline. When evaluating applications, staff consider the identified priorities along with project feasibility, distribution of funds across the Measure W Tax Area, and overall impact on local community housing.
The priorities for 2022 identified by the Measure W Working Group on Community Housing and approved by the Board of Supervisors include:
- Housing needs study – A study of the Measure W Tax Area establishing a baseline understanding of housing market conditions, needs, and barriers.
- Housing production – Funding to support the acquisition, development, and preservation of housing for the West Marin population and workforce, including permanent rental/ homeownership housing as well as transitional/temporary rental housing.
- Housing predevelopment – Funding to support housing projects and determine feasibility, including activities such as legal and land use evaluation, engineering, and site design.
- Direct housing assistance – Funding to help stabilize West Marin families and individuals at risk of losing current housing and in need of support to acquire new housing, including rental and down payment assistance.
More information about the priorities, funding allocations, and application process can be found in the Application Guidelines provided below.
Applications will be accepted on an on-going basis.
Fillable PDF Application Form
Housing Acquisition and Construction Project Budget
Housing Study and Rent & Security Deposit Assistance Project Budget
Applications may be submitted via email, mail, or in person to one of the addressed below.
Email applications may be sent to Housing and Federal Grants Division.
Mailing Address/Physical Address (if dropping off application):
County of Marin
3501 Civic Center Drive, Suite 308
San Rafael, CA 94903
Attn: Housing & Federal Grants Division
Questions may be submitted to the Housing and Federal Grants Division.