Request for Proposals (RFP)
First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program Administrator
Pre-Proposal Workshops: Monday, March 8, 2021, at 2:00 PM
Proposals Due: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 3:00 PM
DURHAM, N.C. – The City of Durham, Community Development Department is soliciting proposals from non-profit and for-profit entities/organizations to administer and implement a First Time Homebuyer Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program. The successful applicant for the First Time Homebuyer DPA Program Administrator will be able to demonstrate the capacity to provide a range of services related to the DPA Program, including but not limited to application intake, marketing, income eligibility determination, and loan origination. The loans will be serviced by the City’s third-party Loan Servicer, pursuant to a separate contract.
On Monday, February 22, 2021, the Community Development Department will release the First Time Homebuyer DPA Program Administrator Request for Proposals (PDF). All projects and funding amounts for this opportunity are subject to a competitive award process. Proposals must be received electronically by 3:00 pm on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Proposals received after the deadline date and time will be deemed ineligible.
Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend the Pre-Proposal Workshop on Monday, March 8, 2021, at 2:00 pm to receive additional information.
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the workshop was held virtually. To register to attend the workshop advance registration was required at the following link: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_ZOzX9anhTFixhUbSRg0CcQ by 4:00 pm on Friday, March 5, 2021. Please click on Virtual Workshop Presentation and Attendee List to review the Presentation and Workshop Attendee List. Click on RFP Addendum No.1 to review all questions and responses provided during the virtual workshop and received during the RFP Written Questions and Responses Period.
For additional questions, please send an email to Terri Porter Holmes, at CommunityDevelopment@Durhamnc.gov. Please include in the email subject line: DPA Program Administrator RFP.
Copies of the Request for Proposals will be available on the City of Durham Website at: https://durhamnc.gov/445/Community-Development and at https://durhamnc.gov/bids.aspx.
Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Persons who require assistance to participate in government activities should contact (919) 560‐4197 or ADA@DurhamNC.gov no later than 48 hours before the event.
Aviso bajo el Acto de Americanos Discapacitados
Las personas que requieran asistencia para participar en actividades gubernamentales deben comunicarse al (919) 560‐4197 o ADA@DurhamNC.gov a más tardar 48 horas antes del evento.