Housing & Social Service Funding Program

CDBG Program

The Federal CDBG program provides funds for the acquisition and rehabilitation of housing for low- to moderate-income households. In addition, the program supports specific economic development and social services activities. Learn more about the CDBG Program.

CDBG Program News

The PY 2016 Action Plan, which runs from September 1, 2016, through August 31, 2017, serves as the blueprint for how Olympia will invest CDBG funds to address high-priority local needs and benefit the community in the fourth year of the five-year (2013-2017) Consolidated Plan period.

The PY 2015 Action Plan, which runs from September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016, serves as the blueprint for how Olympia will invest CDBG funds to address high-priority local needs and benefit the community in the third year of the five-year (2013-2017) Consolidated Plan period.

The PY 2014 Action Plan, which runs from September 1, 2014, through August 31, 2015, serves as the blueprint for how Olympia will invest CDBG funds to address high-priority local needs and benefit the community in the second year of the five-year (2013-2017) Consolidated Plan period.  

The annual report (CAPER) for the City of Olympia's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program provides information on the activities funded by the City for the Program Year 2014 (herein PY 2014) Action Plan (9/1/14 - 8/31/15), the second of a five-year Consolidated Plan.

The annual report (CAPER) for the City of Olympia's Community Development Block Grant was submitted to HUD on November 26, 2014. The CAPER reflects implementation of the City's Consolidated Plan through proposed actions identified in the Program Year 2013 one-year action plan.

Other Housing & Social Services Activities

The City provides some direct funding for homeless services through the Community Investment Partnership and also participates in the Countywide HOME Consortium which provides direct funding for homeless services. The City also works closely with the County Homeless Coordinator, as well as other community stakeholders. 

The City Housing Program also contracts with the County to conduct the annual Point in Time Homeless Census and produces the annual Homeless Census Report that presents information on who is homeless and why, along with a current listing of available homeless and housing resources.

Health & Human Services Funding

Current Social Service Allocations

More information about specific social service programs is available upon request by emailing Anna Schlecht, Housing Program Manager.

City of Olympia Programs

The City offers a tax-exemption for multi-family housing projects in specific areas. Learn more about the Tax Exemption Program

Resources

Find contact information and links to housing assistance offered with the region, by the State of Washington, and by various US departments. Learn more about regional, state, and national programs