CITY OF INDEPENDENCE, MO
2015-16 CDBG & HOME Programs
Housing Construction/Rehabilitation Program Application
Date: May 13, 2015
The City of Independence is seeking proposals from for-profit developers, non-profit developers, and non-profit housing service providers for the development or preservation of housing opportunities affordable to low and moderate income households. Resources offered through this Request for Proposals (RFP) include federal CDBG and HOME funds awarded to the City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Eligible applicants include: 1) local redevelopment authorities; 2) not-for-profit entities with a current 501(c)3 status from the Internal Revenue Service; 3) for-profit entities; 4) limited liability companies; and 5) partnerships with a history of successful development/rehabilitation of affordable housing. Applicants that do not have experience with federally-assisted housing development are encouraged to partner with for-profit entities that possess expertise and experience in successful community and economic development, project development, and/or housing finance and development.
The City will accept applications until 5:00 p.m., June 15, 2015.
Questions regarding the attached RFP should be e-mailed to:
Christina Leakey, Community Programs Supervisor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: Once an application has been submitted for a project that anticipates the use of Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) funding, neither HUD funds nor non-HUD funds can be committed to that project until the environmental review has been approved by HUD and a Release of Funds has been obtained. No choice limiting action can be taken until the environmental review is approved (24 CFR 58.22) and a Release of Funds has been obtained. Choice limiting actions include real property ACQUISITION, DEMOLITION, SITE CLEARANCE, REPAIR, REHABILITATION, CONSTRUCTION and LEASING activities. If you are seeking HUD funding assistance and you are not certain where your project stands with regard to this statement, please contact me via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 816.325.7397.