Application instructions

A complete application must include a signed application and the following attachments:

  1. Documentation of site control (e. fee simple title, valid lease agreement, contract for the purchase and sale of property).
  2. Signed City of Ellensburg pre-funding application submittal.
  3. Documentation to support collaboration
  4. Past 2 years financial and asset statements (additional financial information may be requested)
  5. Project site/development plan

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Missing or incomplete information will result in a forfeiture of application. Do not include any information beyond what is requested in the application. Please note, all funding applications are public record.


  • Questions on land use regulations and building codes, please contact the Community Development Department at 509-962-7231
  • Questions on Affordable housing funding, please contact Jamey Ayling at 509-925-8653 or

CERTIFICATION and AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE: To the best of my knowledge and belief, the information contained in this application, and in the additional required documentation submitted with this application, is true and correct. I understand that any false information or omission may disqualify my organization from further consideration for City assistance. I authorize the investigation of any or all statements contained in this application and any other information pertinent to this application and my organization and its employees and board members.

The signatory possesses the legal authority to apply for and receive City of Ellensburg assistance, and the person signing the application has the proper authority from the governing body of the organization. The applicant understands the City will not be responsible for any costs incurred by the applicant in developing and submitting this application, and that all applications submitted become the property of the City and applications are public record.

The applicant agrees that if this project is allocated City assistance, the applicant will enter into a contract with the City of Ellensburg and will be required to submit annual reports attesting to compliance with the agreed upon retention of affordability and residents of housing developments funded through the City’s local housing fund. The applicant further agrees that if this project is allocated City funding, it will comply with all federal, state, and local statutes, regulations, policies, and requirements applicable to City assistance. If the awarded project does not show substantial progress within two years of funding award the funds will revert back to the City’s affordable housing program for reallocation.

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