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Supportive Housing Development Funding Now Available

January 19, 2012

Contact: Justine Gazzola
704-315-3259 or jgazzola@charlottenc.gov

(Charlotte, N.C.) -- The City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte Housing Authority are now jointly accepting proposals from developers for Supportive Housing Developments. Supportive Housing Developments are comprised of affordable housing with comprehensive supportive services, which includes new construction, rehabilitation and acquisition/rehabilitation. The intent of the joint Request for Proposal is to provide a collaborative and streamlined application and review process among the City, County and Housing Authority.

The following funding is available for Supportive Housing Developments for the FY2012 program year:
  • City of Charlotte Housing Trust Fund Capital: $7.3M
  • Charlotte Housing Authority Operational Section 9 Subsidy: up to 300 units of section 9 subsidy across all approved projects.
  • Charlotte Housing Authority Capital: Additional capital funds may be available through Housing Authority Moving to Work program.
  • Mecklenburg County Supportive Services Funding Partnership: A partnership for partial support services funding and/or social work staff will be available for the RFP. Specific partnership details will be determined at a later date. 

To review submission requirements and evaluation criteria for the Supportive Housing Development Request For Proposal (RFP), visit:  http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/nbs/housing/Pages/rfp.aspx.
Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the Pre-Submission Conference on Tuesday, January 24. Funders will discuss common priorities and provide information about the application process.
January 24, 2012
10:00 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
Old City Hall, Wilmore Room
600 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202