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NYC 15/15 Scattered Site RFP

NYC Human Resources Administration (HRA) has released an open-ended Request for Proposals (RFP) for scattered site housing in NYC. Proposals will be accepted beginning on June 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM and MUST be downloaded from and submitted through NYC HRA HHS Accelerator system. To log into the HHS Accelerator system click here. If you are not registered in HHS Accelerator please click here.

This RFP is for the following target populations at the following service rates (operating subsidy information below):

  • Chronically homeless single adults with serious mental illness (SMI) and/or substance use disorder (SUD): ($10,000 per person)
  • Chronically homeless adult families where head of household has SMI and/or SUD: ($10,000 per unit)
  • Chronically homeless adult families with children where head of household has SMI and/or SUD: ($19,200 per unit)
  • Young adult individuals (ages 18-25) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with high service utilization of DHS, DYCD Runaway and Homeless Youth, and ACS foster care: ($20,669 per person)

Operating funding will not exceed Fair Market Rent (FMR) at the time of contract signing, less $215 per head of household contribution, with an anticipated 2% annual escalator.

The anticipated contract term will be from July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2022 with one (1) four (4) year renewal option. While HRA is the lead procurement agency for this RFP, contracts will be managed by NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH).

Eligible contractors will be nonprofit service providers, pre-qualified in the HHS Accelerator system, with a minimum of five (5) years of experience in client intake and assessment, service delivery using evidence-based and evidence-informed practices, locating and renting apartments, hiring and managing support staff, managing contract budgets, collecting data, and implementing program evaluation protocol.

There will be 7,500 total scattered site units awarded in the NYC 15/15 program. 505 units were awarded through a previous procurement. A competitive procurement for scattered-site units with a specialized service model will be released targeting young adult families and pregnant women ages 18-25 in the near future.