Fairfax County Request for Proposals: HOME/CDBG Funded Group Homes to Support the Housing Blueprint
The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the availability of seven (7) housing units, acquired and rehabilitated with federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program-$836,344, and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program-$1,734,839.
Project proposals are being solicited from eligible non-profits to own and operate scattered site single family housing units to be used as affordable group housing for persons with disabilities including persons with severe mental illness needing Residential Intensive Care and Comprehensive Services; persons with autism and other developmental disabilities; and persons with disabilities who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. The units available under this solicitation are to serve participants in programs operated by the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB), persons on CSB waiting lists, and persons with CSB service-eligible disabilities.
Preference will be given to proposals that:
• Provide additional leverage to make units fully ADA accessible
• Address metrics under the homelessness and special needs goals of the FY2013 Housing Blueprint
• Serve very-low income households (at or below 50% Area Median Income (AMI))
• Include sustainable service delivery packages for all proposed housing beneficiaries
• Serve CSB clients and/or persons referred from CSB waiting lists.
To be considered in the first round of awards, nonprofits must submit completed applications no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, November 30, 2012 at the 1st Floor Reception Desk, Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development, 3700 Pender Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030. An original and four copies are to be submitted. After the first round of awards, any remaining housing units will be awarded for qualified proposals on a first-come, first-served basis until all housing units are transferred.
NOTE: A pre-proposal conference will be held Thursday, November 1, 2012, 10 a.m. at the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority, 3700 Pender Drive Fairfax, VA 22030. In addition, two site visits to view properties will be conducted. Four units will be available to be viewed on November 1 and three units will be viewed on November 2, 2012.
For questions or additional information, please contact David Jones, Senior Program Manager, Grants Management at 703-246-5259 (TTY 703-385-3578) at the Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) 3700 Pender Drive, Fairfax 22030.
To view the RFP, click here.
To view the RFP Application, click here.
To view the RFP Evaluation Criteria, click here.
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all County programs, services and activities. Special accommodations will be provided upon request. For information call 703-246-5101 or TTY 703-385-3578.