The D.C. Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), announces a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for its Enhanced Affordable Housing Services Initiative by way of a Request for Applications (RFA). This RFA will be funded through local dollars totaling $300,000 available in the DHCD FY 2015 budget.
Purpose: The purpose of this RFA is to solicit applications from non-profit community based organizations (CBO) that are able to promote and increase affordable housing in the District, particularly Wards 7 and 8. The marketing, counseling, training and referral services sought by this RFA will supplement the services provided by the existing network of CBO’s funded by DHCD. The emphasis of this initiative will be to promote homeownership and home preservation through the establishment of up-to-two resource centers, one each in Wards 7 and 8.
RFA Materials: The competitive RFA will be released on Friday, August 22, 2014. The RFA package, including all application materials, will be available in CD format and can be obtained at DHCD (1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C. 20020) from the 3rd Floor reception desk, daily from 8:15 am until 4:45 pm.
Pre-Application Conference: DHCD will conduct a Pre-Application Q&A Session on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm., in the DHCD Conference Room 318 (1800 Martin Luther King, Jr. Avenue, SE, Washington, DC 20020). The purpose of this session is to present all details of the RFA and to hear and respond to all questions and/or concerns.
RFA Submissions: Completed applications for the Enhanced Affordable Housing Services Initiative RFA must be delivered on or before 4:00 p.m., EST, September 26, 2014, to DHCD, 1800 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, S.E., 3rd floor reception desk, Washington, D.C., 20020.
Applications will not be accepted after the submission deadline, no exceptions.