RFPs and NOFAs
Supportive housing nonprofit organizations rely on an array of city, state, federal and private funding sources to develop and operate supportive housing. These sources routinely release Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Notices of Funds Availability (NOFA) to announce when specific funding streams are available. Below, you’ll find a list of the most recent supportive housing RFPs. For a detailed list of every funding source available to New York supportive housing providers, visit our Funding Guide. To receive RFP and NOFA alerts via email, join the Network's mailing list.
- NYS OMH Scattered Site RFP’s - Referrals from NYS OMH State Psychiatric Centers
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) released two RFP’s for scattered site housing for individuals referred from NYS Psychiatric Centers/Article 28/31 hospitals. There are a total of 50 units available in NYC, and a total of 38 units available in Long Island.
- NYS OMH Scattered Site RFP - Brooklyn, Bronx and Long Island
The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) released three RFP’s for scattered site housing in Brooklyn (34 units), the Bronx (20 units) and Long Island (110 units). Please note that these Scattered-Site Supportive Housing Programs have been operational for many years and many of the units are currently tenanted; however, any vacancies must be sited in the respective counties for individuals who meet the eligibility criteria of the aforementioned populations.
- NYS HCR Multifamily Unified Funding RFP
NYS Homes & Community Renewal (HCR) has released the 2016 Multifamily Unified Funding Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program (9% LIHC), the New York State Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (SLIHC), the Low-Income Housing Trust Fund Program (HTF), NYS HOME Program (HOME), Community Investment Fund, Mitchell-Lama Program (ML), Supportive Housing Opportunity Program (SHOP), Middle Income Housing Program (MIHP), Rural Area Revitalization Projects Program (RARP), Rural and Urban Community Investment Fund (CIF) and Housing Development Fund (HDF).
- NYCHA Next Generation Request for Qualifications
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) and the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) are seeking applications in response to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from applicants to create a list of pre-qualified developers for development of affordable housing on various NYCHA-owned sites.
- NYC HRA RFP, Provision of Supportive Housing for Homeless and At-Risk Persons
NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) has released a Request for Proposals (RFP), Provision of Supportive Housing for Homeless and At-Risk Persons with Clinical Conditions.
Note: This RFP is only available through the HHS Accelerator system for those organizations prequalified in the relevant service areas. Proposals must be submitted through the HHS Accelerator system. Go to www.nyc.gov.hhsaccelerator to learn more.
- NYS Homes & Community Renewal (HCR) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
NYS Homes & Community Renewal (HCR) has announced its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Low-Income Housing Trust Fund Program, NYS HOME Program, Rural Area Revitalization Projects Program (RARP), Community Investment Fund, Mitchell-Lama Program, Supportive Housing Opportunity Program and Middle Income Housing Program. HCR also announced the availability of $28million in tax credits available under the Low-Income Housing Credit Program (LIHC).
A Request for Proposals for the 2016 Unified Funding Round (UF) is expected to be available on August 15, 2016.
- NYC Coalition on the Continuum of Care New Project RFP
NYC Coalition on the Continuum of Care
Request for Proposals:
New Permanent Supportive and Rapid Rehousing projects may apply for up to $15 million in funding in New York City. The deadline to apply is to be determined.
- NYCHA Project-based Voucher RFP June 2016
The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has just released an RFP for 1,000 Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) for existing units in buildings with 10 or more units. The units can be either occupied or vacant, and vacant units will be offered to homeless referrals.
Each proposal must be for a single project, defined as a single building, multiple contiguous buildings or multiple buildings on contiguous parcels of land. Applicants can submit multiple proposals.
- Empire State Service & Operating RFP June 2016
Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative RFP – Due July 18th, 2016
New York State has issued a statewide services and operating RFP, the Empire State Supportive Housing Initiative, for 1,200 units of supportive housing for persons identified as homeless with special needs, conditions or other life challenges. Applications are due on 7/18/16 at 4:30pm.
Funding through this RFP is available to support the services and operating needs of projects which may be in various stages of capital development; however, funding will not be made available to existing projects, which have already secured service and operating funds through other sources, as a means to enhance their existing subsidies. Applicants are encouraged to seek additional funding to leverage the resources made available through this RFP opportunity. Any funds awarded to applicants under this RFP must be used for the purposes of providing supportive services to eligible target populations.
Funding Available: New York State will award these 1,200 units this year funded at up to $25,000 per unit annually.
- HRA Supportive Housing Scattered Site Concept Paper April 2016
HRA released its initial concept paper governing the first round of units under the City’s 15,000 unit/15 year Supportive Housing Initiative. The public comment period is open until June 8th.
To submit comments directly to HRA by June 8th, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
This concept paper is the first step in the procurement process for the first 500 scattered site units to be created under the Initiative. The concept paper outlines the populations to be served, eligibility criteria, contract length, proposed contract rate for services and operating expenses, and the evaluation process. These units are intended for immediate occupancy beginning December 1, 2016.