County seeks proposals for an affordable rental housing project on Lopez Island

Submitted by San Juan County

Following a public hearing on April 24, San Juan County officially released a request for proposals (RFP) to purchase .8083 acres of land situated in Lopez Village for the development of affordable housing rental units. San Juan County seeks an experienced developer(s) to purchase a parcel located on Fisherman Bay Road in Lopez Village. The county wishes to offer this site for a direct sale at the fair market price to be developed to maximum allowable density for long-term affordable housing rental units, with restrictions to ensure affordability requirements are maintained for 99 years. An appraisal of the property is currently being completed and will be available to interested applicants at a later date.

Download the official RFP from the Health and Community Services webpage under Affordable Housing.

Full responses to the RFP are due by June 30. If mailing your proposal it must be postmarked by June 30.

For more information, review the official RFP at and then contact Ryan Page, San Juan County Affordable Housing coordinator,, 360-370-0590.