Government Contract | California

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000576945


Agency Bid No. Title: RFP 16-20-001

Received Date: 05/19/2016

Close Date: 05/31/2016

Purchase Type: ending on June 30, 2018.

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By 05/24/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:BackgroundThe Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) is soliciting proposals for a Consultant, hereinafter referred to as Contractor, to assess the adequacy of supportive service plans for supportive and special needs housing projects requesting development financing from HCD under the Multifamily Housing Program (MHP), Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program (VHHP) and Supportive Housing Multifamily Program (SHMHP). HCD will consider the Contractors reports when evaluating applications for financing.HCD is a State agency that finances the development of affordable housing throughout California. MHP, VHHP and SHMHP are an HCD programs that administer financing programs for affordable rental housing developments. A significant number of the units to be funded under this program will be targeted to special needs populations, such as persons with chronic mental illness, and homeless youth, who benefit from having supportive services linked to their housing. As part of its application process for this type of project, HCD requires potential project sponsors to submit information on the specific population being targeted, their supportive service needs, and how these needs will be met. HCD is looking for a Contractor to evaluate this information.More detailed information on the programs is available at: of WorkAt the project application stage, HCD will provide the Contractor one copy of the pertinent section(s) of each application to be analyzed. The Contractor is to conduct a desk review of the supportive services plans, services budgets, and related documents for the purpose of evaluating the adequacy of each proposal. Said reviews will, at a minimum, include an evaluation of:Whether the population identified in the application qualifies as a special needs population or group eligible for supportive housing funding, in accordance with program regulations and applicable Notice(s) of Funding Availability (NOFA);Appropriateness of services for the populations to be served (type and quantity of services, location of services, i.e. on-site or off-site);Capacity of service provider(s) to provide appropriate services;Appropriateness of services budget and staffing plan; andAvailability of funding for proposed services.The evaluation of the applications may include telephone confirmations of selected elements of the applications, if necessary.The Contractor shall be available by phone to discuss pending applications in addition to their findings and recommendations. Upon request by HCD, the Contractor, in conjunction with HCD staff, shall be available to provide technical assistance to project sponsors on a limited basis and only with the knowledge of HCD.HCD may also request the Contractor to assist with responses to any appeals of actions based on the Contractors recommendation.Applications will be delivered to the Contractor within five days of the application due date or, in the case of an over-the-counter application, the date HCD receives the complete application. The Contractor will review and provide HCD with the following products:Review the applications, within the following timeframes

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Product Code: 91867

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: State of California - Housing and Community Development Department of

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Wendy Barnes

Phone: 916-322-7569




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