|Census Coordinator||Hire a census coordinator to prepare for 2020 Census and help gain an accurate count. Census data determines federal affordable housing and community development funding to the City.||$80,000
|Shared Housing Opportunities||The Shared Housing Program looks to match up homeless roommates and provide case management and housing services to those who are at or below 40% AMI. Individuals served are currently homeless, including those who are couch surfing or doubling up.||$100,000|
|Community Development Grant Coordination||1 full-time position||$99,408
|Land Discounts & Financing||Housing Trust Fund||$2,590,000|
|New House 20||Expand pilot program to place the 20 highest users of emergency services into stable housing||$250,000|
|Incentivized Rent Assistance Program||Fund an assistance program to stabilize low-income renters using best practices and an outcome-based approach, to help prevent homelessness||$400,000|
|Service Model Program for Most Vulnerable Populations||Support and enhance pilot housing programs for individuals with mental illness and children experiencing homelessness||$200,000
|Community Land Trust||Expand the number of homes placed in Community Land Trust, a pilot program which permanently secures land to make single-family homes more affordable||$500,000|
|Down Payment Assistance||Increase funding and marketing for home ownership programs||$300,000
|Additional Planner||Hire one new planning position||$107,332
|Landlord Insurance Pilot||This program is still being developed. The program will strive to provide assurances and incentives to landlords to encourage renting units to all income levels.||$350,000|
|Build a More Equitable City||This program is still being developed. The program will strive to reduce housing discrimination, provide low income households facing eviction with connections to legal resources to maintain housing.||$300,000|
|Community Development Grant Administrator||Fund administrative costs for Housing and Neighborhood Development (HAND) staff to create and manage Funding Our Future Housing programs.||$99,408
Funding Our Future revenue will help Salt Lake City residents with long term and short-term housing assistance. The City’s housing plan, Growing SLC lays out several solutions and policies to help establish Salt Lake City as a place for a growing diverse population to find housing opportunities that are safe, secure, and enrich lives and communities.
Salt Lake City’s Housing & Neighborhood Development Division (HAND) has begun implementing the following housing programs.
Updated November 2019
On November 15, 2019, Salt Lake City will begin accepting grant applications from organizations for FY 2020-2021. All applications submitted must be by organizations and in alignment with goals and objectives outlined in Salt Lake City’s Housing Plan, Growing SLC. Applications will be open from Friday, November 15, 2019 and must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Sunday, December 15, 2019. Applications will be accepted via ZoomGrants. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Applications can be found here.
HAND will host two informational meetings to provide more details to organizations interested in applying. Meeting details are as follows:
Funding Our Future Informational Meeting
1st Meeting Date & Time: November 20, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
2nd Meeting Date & Time: December 4, 2019 from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Salt Lake City Public Safety Building (475 South 300 East – Community Room, Salt Lake City, UT 84111)
RSVP: Barbara.Moreno@slcgov.com or (801) 535-7229 by Tuesday, November 19, 2019