LAND: Buildable land with single family zoning.

Habitat for Humanity of East Jefferson County uses a sweat equity homeownership model to build and sell affordable homes to individuals and families. They are currently building 4-5 homes per year in Port Hadlock and Port Townsend and looking to increase that number. Homebuyers must be below 80% AMI and able to qualify for an … Read more

LAND: 6-10 lots in close proximity for self-build village.

The Peninsula Housing Authority has an affordable homeownership program that serves those making up to 80% of area median income. It is called the Mutual Self-Help Build Program through a partnership with USDA Rural Development. The program supports groups of families building their homes together under the supervision of PHA staff in a village model. … Read more

LAND: Private homeowners to place an ADU on their property.

Bayside Housing is taking an urban infill model, utilizing an approach placing backyard cottages (or ADUs) at private residences, and managing the tenants while ensuring the units meet affordability standards through the agreed-upon time period. This program is still in development and the laws and regulations governing ADUs and tiny homes are in flux right … Read more

LAND: Land donations or discounted leases for development of a 6-unit boarding house

Bayside Housing is taking an urban infill approach and working to develop a boarding house with six efficiency units that share a common entry while allowing for tenant autonomy and privacy. The boarding house will include an on-site manager. Each unit within the boarding house will meet the requirements for people who use housing vouchers, … Read more

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