Jalal Greene, Director, Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), announces a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for $45 million in funding under the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), the Home Investment Partnerships (HOME), the Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF) program and the Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) program, administered by DHCD. CDBG, HOME, and HPTF funds for this NOFA are being made available from anticipated FY 2007 budget funds. LIHTC credits are being made available from the FY 2007 LIHTC allocation.
The District is interested in financing projects that focus on the following categories:
- Elderly Housing;
- Special Needs Housing;
- Preservation of Housing Affected by Expiring Federal Subsidies;
- New/Substantial Rehabilitation of Housing (5 or more units);
- Homeownership; and
- Community Facilities to Serve Low to Moderate Income Persons.
Proposals for the First Right Purchase Assistance Program will also be accepted under this RFP. However, DHCD will continue to accept additional funding requests for this program until all of these program funds have been committed.
The competitive Request for Proposals (RFP) will be released on September 15, 2006 and the deadline for submission is Friday, November 17, 2006, at 4 pm. The RFP package, including all application materials and the reference guidebook can be obtained from DHCD, Development Finance Division, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, second floor reception desk after September 15. This material will also be available from the DHCD website on or about Friday, October 6, 2006.
The reference guidebook contains technical information on the CDBG, HOME, LIHTC, and HPTF programs, as well as other information that may be useful in completing the application. For additional information, contact DHCD’s Development Finance Division at (202) 442-7280.
Completed applications must be delivered on or before 4 pm, Friday, November 17, 2006 to DHCD, Development Finance Division, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, Second Floor Reception Desk, Washington, DC, 20002.
NO APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE FILING DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION
A pre-proposal conference will be held on Wednesday, September 27, 2006, from 9 am to 12 pm at the Department of Housing and Community Development, 801 North Capitol Street, NE, 9th Floor Boardroom, Washington, DC 20002.