Reminder: Approximately $2.4 Million Available in RFP for CDBG/HOME Affordable Housing Projects – Applications Due September 6 The Fairfax County Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) announces the availability of funds under the federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program. Project proposals are being solicited to acquire, develop or rehabilitate affordable rental housing.Only multifamily rental projects consisting of 30 units or less and scattered site unit rental projects will be eligible under this request. Additional points will be given to projects that include acquisition, development, and rehabilitation of affordable housing and meet one or more of the following special needs criteria:
Elderly persons ages 62 and up earning at or below 30% of AMI;
Youth transitioning out of foster care earning at or below 60% of AMI;
Homeless (or at-risk of homelessness) earning at or below 60% of AMI;
Persons with disabilities (physical, mental, or sensory) earning at or below 60% of AMI;
Veterans earning at or below 60% of AMI; and
Survivors of domestic violence earning at or below 80% of AMI.
The funding available under this request for proposal includes a total estimated $2,366,875 consisting of $877,797 in CDBG funds and $1,489,078 in HOME funds ($291,105 of which are reserved for Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs)). Funding awarded to successful applicants must be used within 24 months of approval by the Fairfax County Redevelopment and Housing Authority (FCRHA) of grant awards (i.e., project completion and fully occupied by beneficiaries).An application is available online at the following links: Request for Proposals CDBG HOME Affordable Housing Projects For Permanent Housing FY 2020 and the FY 2020 CDBG HOME RFP Evaluation Criteria and Application - Corrected. Addendum 1 Handouts from Pre-Proposal Conference