7/31/16 Neighborhood Homes Announcement by DHA

The Dallas Housing Authority has published the RFP for the Neighborhood Homes Project in the Dallas Morning News Public Notices. Here is a copy of the notice (bolding ours).

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
FOR
SECTION 8 PROJECT-BASED
VOUCHER (PBV) ASSISTANCE

Availability of Up to 50 Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers for
Dallas Housing Authority Neighborhood Housing Pilot Program of Permanent Supportive Housing for
Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities


As a permanent supportive housing initiative, the Dallas Housing Authority (DHA) announces the availability of up to 50 Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs) for DHA's Neighborhood Housing Pilot Program of Permanent Supportive Housing for Persons with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD). The PBVs are available for use in existing housing only. Proposals involving new construction or rehabilitation are not being solicited under this RFP. DHA invites property owners and service providers to submit joint proposals. It is not necessary for a respondent to employ the services of a consultant to be awarded Vouchers under this RFP. Applications for this RFP must: (1) be single family homes located in DHA areas of operation; (2) single family homes with a minimum of two or a maximum of four bedrooms; (3) propose to serve households of members who qualify as developmentally or intellectually disabled; and (4) be willing to certify participants as IDD. A successful respondent will include owners/landlords who will enter into agreements for supportive services with qualified service providers. Proposals from owners who cannot demonstrate such an agreement for ongoing services will not be reviewed. This is a pilot program to determine the success of such collaboration.

RFP packets will be available for download on DHA's website beginning Thursday, August 4, 2016. To download the RFP packets and all addenda, register at http://www.dhadal.com/vendor-corner. RFP packets will also be available for pick up in the Procurement Department, Dallas Housing Authority, 3939 N. Hampton Rd., Dallas, Texas 75212. The pre-proposal conference is scheduled for Thursday, August 18, 2016, at 2:30p.m. at Kingbridge Crossing, 3131 Kingbridge Road, Dallas, Texas 75212. This pre-proposal conference is not mandatory; however, respondents (and their partnering service providers) that attend the pre-proposal conference will receive 10 bonus points. Please RSVP with Jaclyn Baker at jbaker@dhadal.com. The APPLICATION SUBMISSION DEADLINE is 4:00p.m., Monday, September 12, 2016. RFP packets must be delivered to Procurement Department, Dallas Housing Authority, 3939 N. Hampton Rd., Dallas, Texas 75212. Only proposals submitted by the published deadline and meeting all requirements stated in the RFP will be considered. Incomplete and/or late submissions of the RFPs will not be accepted or reviewed. At the request of a respondent, DHA will hold a debriefing to explain why a proposal was not selected for award. For questions concerning this public notice or the RFP, contact: Jaclyn Baker at 214-640-6837, TTY 1-800-735-2989 or via email jbaker@dhadal.com.

DHA reserves the right to reject, in whole or in part, any or all qualifications received in response to this RFP. DHA further reserves the right to cancel or re-issue this RFP; to modify the selection procedure or the scope of this proposed project or the required responses; to request amendments to qualifications after expiration deadlines; or to negotiate or approve final agreements. DHA also reserves the right to waive any informalities or minor irregularities if it serves its best interest to do so. DHA will not discriminate on the basis of race, color national origin, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or age. Equal Housing Opportunity. Visit www.dhadal.com for current listing of solicitations.

Appeared in: The Dallas Morning News on 07/31/2016 and 08/07/2016

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If you are interested in purchasing a home or are interested in your adult family member living in one of these homes please see the details of this program, the videos, look at the links, and complete The Yellow Sheet form, here: txcpsh.org/nh

COMMUNITY FOR PERMANENT SUPPORTED HOUSING does NOT participate in reviewing applications or determining which applicants are awarded contracts. All questions related to the application should be directed to Dallas Housing Authority.

This is a unique opportunity for the North Texas Community to invest in these adults. Please participate so our children, grandchildren, and neighbors will have their forever homes,

The checklist for completing the application is here.