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DHCD Announces Funding Availability to Administer Home Purchase Assistance Programs

Friday, March 15, 2013
Non-profit organizations can submit an application to receive grant funding for processing and approval of home loans.

The District of Columbia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announces grant funding will be made available for a non-profit organization to administer the following District of Columbia Homebuyer Assistance Programs:  Home Purchase Assistance Program (HPAP); Employer-Assisted Program (EAHP); the Home Purchase Rehabilitation Pilot Program; the Negotiated Employee Assistance Home Purchase Program (NEAHP); and the Home Purchase Assistance Step-Up Program.  The Department intends to make funds available to one non-profit organization for these activities.

The activities to be funded under this Notice are related to applicant eligibility determination, loan processing and loan approval.

The Request for Applications (RFA) will include detailed descriptions of required organizational qualifications and grant-eligibility activities.

The RFA will be available on Monday, April 1, 2013, at DHCD, located at:  1800 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, SE, Washington, DC  20020 – 3rd Floor Reception Desk.  The RFA also will be available from the DHCD website, located at www.dhcd.dc.gov, on or about April 1, 2013.  For additional information about this opportunity, please contact Janice Blassingame of DHCD’s Residential and Community Services Division, at (202) 442-7295.

DHCD will host a pre-application conference for potential RFA respondents on Monday, April 8, 2013, at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm at 1800 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, SE, 1st floor Housing Resource Conference Room.  All potential applicants are encouraged to attend the conference.

The deadline for submission of grant applications is Friday, May 10, 2013 at 4:00 pm.

Funding under this notice is anticipated to begin in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.