2019-2020 Rental Housing Program Request for Proposals

July 26, 2019

The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority will be accepting proposals from organizations requesting funding for the development of affordable rental housing in 2020.  Funding for this program is provided to the County of Lancaster by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME).

Proposals meeting the Redevelopment Authority’s standards and priorities for the development of affordable rental housing will be issued a Reservation of Funds no later than November 1, 2019, enabling them to use this reservation as leverage in obtaining funding from other sources.  All projects must be in accordance with the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, places2040: Thinking Beyond Boundaries, the Lancaster County Comprehensive Plan, 2018 including the Big Ideas (goals), Policies, and Tools & Strategies; Future Land Use and Transportation Map; and Character Zones.  These documents are available online at www.co.lancaster.pa.us/planning.

A Letter of Intent is due by Monday, August 26, 2019.  The Letter of Intent may be submitted to the Redevelopment Authority via electronic mail to the attention of Michaela Allwine, [email protected].

Proposals may be submitted to the Redevelopment Authority, 28 Penn Square, Suite 200, Lancaster, PA 17603-3528, by mail, delivery service or in person by 4:30 p.m. on September 30, 2019.  Applicants must submit one hard copy and one electronic copy of the completed application package, including all attachments.

Application Materials

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