Closed Funding Opportunities

RFP for Affordable Rental and Special-Needs Housing Development – LIHTC 2020

The Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is soliciting proposals to finance the development of rental and special needs units designed to serve low- and moderate-income households using funding from the Philadelphia Housing Trust Fund (HTF), federal HOME and Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is designed to assist in providing gap financing for rental projects that will seek Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA). PHFA’s deadline to submit LIHTC applications is February 5, 2021.

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Briefing Session
A pre-submission Zoom conference (non-mandatory) was held on November 17, 2020 from 1-3 PM to answer any questions regarding this RFP.

Answers to all questions that were received by November 20, 2020 are posted below.

Proposal Submission Deadline
Proposals must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday December 11, 2020. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted and will not be reviewed. The City assumes no liability for costs incurred in proposal preparation. The City reserves the right to accept or reject proposals or to seek additional information from any applicant. The City is under no obligation to award all available funds through this RFP and reserves the right to reallocate funds between funding categories.

Applications were only accepted on-line.

RFP for Shallow Rent Pilot Program

PHDC is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals to owners and/or property managers (on behalf of owners) of affordable housing properties with income-restricted rental units that were built or substantially renovated with federal, state or local subsidies.  PHDC is seeking Respondents who are interested in participating in a new program (Shallow Rent Pilot Program) designed to provide monthly rent vouchers, not to exceed $300/month, to tenants who are leasing units in the City of Philadelphia at rent levels that exceed 30% of their gross income.

Pre-bid Meeting

Questions & Requests for Additional Information

Submission Deadline
Respondents must submit a proposal  no later than 3/9/2020 at 3:00 PM; absolutely no Response will be accepted after this time.

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