The Department of Housing and Community Development announces a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $25 million in funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Home Investment Partnerships Program (HOME), the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) program and Department of Mental Health (DMH) funds, administered by DHCD.
The District is interested in financing projects that focus on the following categories:
- elderly housing;
- special needs housing;
- permanent housing for chronically homeless individuals and families in mixed income buildings with supportive services;
- preservation of housing affected by expiring federal subsidies;
- new/substantial rehabilitation of housing (5 or more units); homeownership, and
- permanent supportive housing units for the exclusive use of DMH consumers.
Please note that no community facilities financing is available this round.
The competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) was released on Friday, November 16, 2007. The RFP package, including all application materials and the reference guidebook, is available for download below. It is also available in CD format, and can be obtained at DHCD, Development Finance Division, 801 North Capitol Street, N.E., Washington, D.C. 20002, second floor reception desk. Call (202) 442-7280 for more information.
Completed applications must be delivered on or before 4:00 p.m., E.S.T., Friday, January 25, 2008, to DHCD, Development Finance Division, 801 North Capitol Street, N.E., Second Floor Reception Desk, Washington, D.C., 20002.
No applications will be accepted after the submission deadline DHCD hosted a pre-proposal conference (focused on housing special needs populations) on Thursday, October 25. A second pre-proposal conference will be held Tuesday, November 27, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Matthews Memorial Baptist Church, 2616 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue SE.