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Dane County Department of Human Services

Affordable Housing Development Fund (AHDF)

The Dane County Affordable Housing Development Fund (AHDF) was established in 2015. The purpose of the AHDF is to encourage the development of affordable housing throughout Dane County by using the fund as a means to leverage additional resources from project partners. Since its inception in 2015, the AHDF has awarded over $31 million dollars to more than 35 projects, and supported the creation of 2201 affordable units in Dane County.  

The 2023 County Capital Budget includes $10 million in the Affordable Housing Development Fund. Dane County Department of Human Services has issued an application for project financing.  All application materials must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. CDT(noon) on July 25, 2023.

If you have questions related to the content of the application, or need assistance with the application, please contact Jenna Wuthrich at