In recognition of the unprecedented operating challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Durham, Community Development Department is making funds available for emergency operating assistance for nonprofit developers active in the City of Durham. Funding for the RFPs consists of City of Durham Dedicated Housing funds in the amount of $300,000 and HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) CHDO funds in the amount of $108,250. In order to be eligible to apply for this funding, organizations must have received funding from the Community Development Department for the development or preservation of legally-restricted affordable housing units after January 1, 2017.
The City of Durham, Community Development Department (CDD) is soliciting proposals from nonprofit affordable housing developers for operating support under two separate Requests for Proposals (RFPs) based on the available funding. You may access a copy of the RFPs and any attachments by clicking on the highlighted titles below:
1. Operating Support for Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers RFP - City of Durham Dedicated Housing Funds ($300,000).
2. Operating Support for Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers RFP - HOME CHDO Funds ($108,250).
On Monday, August 3, 2020, CDD will release the Request for Proposals. All proposals and funding amounts are subject to a competitive award process and must be submitted electronically by 4:00 pm on Friday, September 11, 2020. Proposals received after the deadline date and time will be deemed ineligible.
Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend a Pre-Proposal Submittal Workshop on Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 2:00 pm. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop will be held virtually. To attend the workshop, interested parties must register by email no later than 5:00 pm on Monday, August 10, 2020. Advance registration is required. To register to attend the workshop, please send an email to CommunityDevelopment@Durhamnc.gov. Please write “RSVP for Operating Support RFP Workshop” in the subject line of the message.
For any general questions, please email Terri Porter Holmes at CommunityDevelopment@durhamnc.gov and write “Operating Support RFP” in the subject line of the message