Open Request for Applications (RFA)

Annual RFA for the Creation of Supportive Housing 


DOH is continuing its coordinated effort with the Colorado Housing and Finance Authority (CHFA) to increase the production of Supportive Housing (SH), also known as Permanent Supportive Housing, for people experiencing homelessness with special needs. Applicants should respond to this RFA for any SH project that intends to apply to DOH and CHFA for ANY of the following: DOH vouchers, Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTCs), CHFA permanent loans, State Credits, Private Activity Bonds, and/or DOH Development Gap funding. 

RFA Application

Summary:

  • RFA is used to review all SH projects for any DOH and CHFA resources
  • RFA will also directly award 200 PBVs for the creation of net new SH units
  • Round #1 - Letter of Intent due 1/11/2019; Applications due 2/1/2019
  • Round #2 - Letter of Intent due 5/01/2019; Applications due 6/1/2019

Informational Session Webinar:

December 19, 2018, at 12:30 p.m. MST.
Call-in: 720-259-7053 / Passcode:  957728

Contacts: Denise.Selders@state.co.us ; Kristin.Toombs@state.co.us

 

Justice Involved Supportive Housing RFA


DOH is requesting applications for Supportive Housing (SH) programs for Coloradans with special needs who have criminal or juvenile justice system involvement and a history of homelessness.

RFA Application 

Summary:

  • 100 Tenant-based vouchers and tenancy support services funding  
  • Minimum of 10 vouchers and a maximum of 60 vouchers
  • Letter of Intent due 1/18/2019; Applications due 2/1/2019

Informational Session Webinar:

December 12, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. MST.
Call-in: 720-259-7053 / Passcode:  957728

Contacts: Zac.Schaffner@state.co.us ; Kristin.Toombs@state.co.us

 

Family Reunification Pilot RFA 


DOH is requesting applications from Public Housing Authorities/Agencies (PHAs) across Colorado to design and implement a Family Reunification Program (FRP) pilot for people returning home from incarceration within the justice system.

RFA Application

Summary:

  • Three (3) grants, each up to $75,000 annually, for a 24-month period
  • Available to Public Housing Authorities/Agencies (PHAs​)
  • Letter of Interest due 1/18/2019; Applications due 2/1/2019

Informational Session:

December 17, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. MST. 
Call-in: 720-259-7053 / Passcode:  957728

Contacts: David.Corder@state.co.us; Kristin.Toombs@state.co.us

 

Youth Housing Programs RFA


The Colorado Department of Local Affairs (DOLA), through its Division of Housing (DOH) and Office of Homeless Youth Services (OHYS), is requesting applications for Youth Focused Housing Programs, specifically: 

RFA Main Document (pdf)

RFA Application

Summary:

  • Up to 25 Tenant-Based Youth State Housing Vouchers (SHV), as well as limited tenancy support services funding. 
  • Up to $650,000 in award(s) for a 12-month grant period towards Youth Rapid Re-housing (RRH).
  • Up to $100,000 in award(s) for a 12-month grant period towards Host Homes (HH). 

Informational Session: 

November 6, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MST.

Contacts: cheryl.secorski@state.co.us; Kristin.Toombs@state.co.us