District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP) to be Released July 29
The District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is requesting proposals for projects that create new units (new construction or substantial rehabilitation of vacant buildings) reserved for households earning no more than 30% of the Area Median Income (AMI) or no more than 50% of the AMI, or projects that preserve occupied affordable housing with units for households no more than 80% of AMI. For new construction and vacant rehabilitation projects, DHCD will require that at least 5% of funded units be reserved as Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) for individuals and families who were once homeless and continue to be at imminent risk of homelessness.
DHCD’s Development Finance Division (DFD) will lead the project review and selection process. Funds will be available from a variety of federal and local funding sources including the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF), the HOME Investment Partnerships program (HOME), the 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program, the Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) funds administered by DHCD, the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA), Local Rent Supplement Program (LRSP), Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), the Annual Contributions Contract Program (ACC), and the Department of Human Services (DHS) supportive services funds for Permanent Supportive Housing.
An RFP kick-off meeting will be held in the DHCD Housing Resource Center, located at 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE, 1st Floor, Washington, DC 20020, on Thursday July 30, 2015, from 10am to 12pm. Please RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org.