Closed Funding Opportunities

RFP for Shallow Rent Program

Revised RFP added 5/10/2022
The Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (“PHDC”) is pleased to issue this Request for Proposals (RFP) 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 owners and/or property managers who are interested participating in the Shallow Rent Program that is designed to provide monthly rent vouchers not to exceed $500/month to tenants who are leasing units in the City of Philadelphia at rent levels that exceed 30 percent of their gross income.

Please download all of the following documents:

Questions
All questions and information requests must be directed in writing to milagros.garcia@phdc.phila.gov by 10 AM on May 16, 2022. Questions, responses, and additional information will be posted on this page within seven (7) business days.

Proposal Submission Deadline and Process
Respondents must submit a proposal no later than June 09, 2022, by 3:00 PM; absolutely no Response will be accepted after this time. All Applications may be submitted either:

  • Online by clicking the Online Submission button below;

(File Upload Instructions
Files are restricted to a maximum of 8 MB. If you have documents larger than 8 MB, then separate them into smaller documents to successfully upload them to the system. Allow time for the file to upload.)

or

  • by hard copy submission that includes three original print copies in addition to one digital copy saved as a PDF or within a Microsoft Word document on a USB Flash Drive. Hard copy submissions must be sent through registered mail to:

Milagros Garcia
Housing Compliance Manager
Community Investment Group, PHDC
1234 Market Street, 16th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19107

RFP for Affordable Rental and Special-Needs Housing Development, April 2022

Please note that the following file was added on 5/16/2022:

Please note that the following two files were revised on 4/27/2022:

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), Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI), 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 June 30, 2022.

Please note that any proposal that received a commitment or conditional commitment of HTF, NPI, HOME or CDBG funds for LIHTC rental development from DHCD in the past and that has not been awarded LIHTC by PHFA MUST submit a new proposal in response to this RFP.

Please note that any development with an existing commitment of a Four Percent or Nine Percent tax credit award from PHFA is NOT eligible for financing under this RFP.  Also note that the development of affordable units for which a developer is receiving a density bonus under the Mixed-Income portion of the Zoning Code is NOT eligible for financing under this RFP.

Please download all of the following documents:

Briefing Session
A pre-submission Zoom conference (non-mandatory) will be held on April 27, 2022 at 2 pm to answer any questions regarding this RFP. Interested parties are urged to attend this conference. If you are interested in attending this virtual conference you can register at: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_NbCzbSuxTe-OsIz8vWpYjQ  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Questions
Questions related to the RFP may be directed to Mirta Duprey, at 215-686-9770, or to mirta.duprey@phila.gov. Questions must be submitted in writing by May 4, 2022. Answers to all questions received will be posted on the DHCD and PHDC websites by May 6, 2022.

Proposal Submission Deadline
Proposals must be received no later than midnight on Wednesday May 25, 2022.

Applications must be submitted on-line by clicking the Online Submission button located below.

RFP for the Production of Permanent Homeless Housing and Special Needs Projects

The Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) in collaboration with the Office of Homeless Services (OHS) is soliciting proposals to finance the development of permanent homeless housing using funding from the Neighborhood Preservation Initiative (NPI). This Request for Proposals (RFP) is designed to provide gap financing for the development of permanent homeless housing projects that will NOT seek Four Percent or Nine Percent Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA).

Please download all of the following documents:

Briefing Session
A pre-submission Zoom conference (non-mandatory) will be held on February 14, 2022 at 2:00 pm to answer any questions regarding this RFP. Interested parties are urged to attend this conference. If you are interested in attending this virtual conference, please contact Mirta Duprey at Mirta.Duprey@phila.gov by close of business February 11, 2022.

Questions
Questions related to the RFP may be directed to Mirta Duprey, at 215-686-9770, or mirta.duprey@phila.gov. Questions must be submitted in writing by February 22, 2022. Answers to all questions received will be posted on the DHCD and PHDC websites by February 25, 2022.

Proposal Submission
Applications must be submitted on-line by clicking the Online Submission button below

Proposal Submission Deadline
Proposals must be in the format as described on page 4 of the RFP and must be received no later than midnight, Friday March 18, 2022. 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.

RFP for Affordable Rental Production and Preservation Housing Projects August 2021

Note Additional File to be completed (see below): Exhibit B – Tax Credit Summary 2021 (added 9/20/2021)

The Division of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is soliciting proposals to finance the development and preservation of affordable rental 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 production and preservation projects that will seek Four Percent Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) from the Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA).  Gap financing for preservation projects not seeking Four Percent LIHTCs are also eligible under this RFP.

Please download all of the following documents:

Briefing Session
A pre-submission Zoom conference (non-mandatory) will be held on August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm to answer any questions regarding this RFP.

  • Zoom Meeting
    When: August 17, 2021 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time (US and Canada)
    Register in advance for this meeting by contacting Mirta.duprey@phila.gov
    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Questions

Questions related to the RFP may be directed to Melissa Long, Director, at 215-686-9789, or to melissa.long@phila.gov. Questions must be submitted in writing by August 24, 2021. Answers to all questions received are posted below.

Proposal Submission
Applications must be submitted on-line by clicking the Online Submission button below:

Proposal Submission Deadline
Proposals must be received no later than 4 p.m. on Friday September 24, 2021. Proposals received after the deadline will not be accepted and will not be reviewed.

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.

Please download all of the following documents:

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.

Questions
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.

Please download all of the following documents: