Seeking public comments on manufactured home community preservation pilot.

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Seeking public comments on manufactured home community preservation pilot

Washington State Department of Commerce sent this bulletin at 04/29/2024 01:30 PM PDT

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APRIL 29, 2024

Commerce leading application process for manufactured home community preservation and reinvestment pilot

Attend public meeting or comment online

Commerce’s Homeownership Unit (HOU) is leading the application for up to $85 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Preservation and Reinvestment Initiative for Community Enhancement (PRICE) competition.

  • Competitively awarded PRICE Main funds focus on affordable housing preservation by encouraging revitalization and enhancement to preserve existing manufactured home communities and manufactured housing units.
  • Competitively awarded PRICE Replacement Pilot funds focus on redevelopment of these communities as replacement housing to benefit households living in substandard housing or in disaster-prone areas.

More information about the PRICE funding opportunity and Commerce application materials is available online.

Public comment will be accepted via email, standard mail, and during an in-person and virtual public hearing at Commerce’s offices in Olympia.

Opportunities to comment

The draft Commerce PRICE application is available for public review and comment from May 13 to May 28, 2024.

A public hearing is scheduled for May 21, 2024, with virtual and in-person attendance options.

How to comment:     

To assist individuals with limited English proficiency or disabilities, Commerce will provide translation or accommodations. To request translation, the documents in an alternate format, or arrange accommodations, please provide at least one week’s notice to Cristy Kraus at or (360) 725-2937, or mail to Homeownership Unit, PO Box 42525, Olympia WA 98504-2525.