Applications Sought for Affordable Housing & Social Services Funding


The City of Bend will be accepting proposals for funding for its Affordable Housing Fund and Community Development Block Grant Program. There is approximately $800,000 available in Affordable Housing Fund resources for the development of affordable housing. Funds through the Community Development Block Grant program are also available, with approximately $416,275 to fund affordable housing and community development projects in the City of Bend and approximately $96,600 to fund social services.

Potential applicants may register for an informational meeting on these available housing and community development resources, which will be held virtually on Monday, October 23 at 2pm. If you are unable to attend this virtual informational meeting, it will also be available to watch on YouTube. In addition, presentation slides will be available for viewing on the City’s website in the Request for Proposals (RFP) section. After the informational meeting, applicants may access the application here.

Applicants with technical questions should direct them to, and please include “2023 CDBG / AHF” in the subject line. Questions may be submitted between October 23 to November 15 by 12pm. Frequently Asked Questions and answers will be posted on November 15 by 5pm on the City’s website in the Request for Proposals (RFP) section.

All applications must be submitted before 2pm on November 27.

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