The Lancaster County Homelessness Coalition (LCHC) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for operating an emergency low-barrier shelter at Otterbein United Methodist Church (20 E. Clay St. Lancaster) for 29 months starting December 1, 2023.
Responses are due by 5:00pm on Friday, September 29, 2023, and should be submitted to Beth Dreyer-DeGoede at [email protected].
A copy of the RFP is available for review on the website at https://lchra.com/resources/requests-for-proposals/.
The Lancaster County Land Bank Authority (LCLBA) has issued a Request for Bids (RFB) for work related to the rehabilitation of the residential property at 318 Poplar Street in Columbia Borough.
Responses are due by 4:00pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, and should be submitted to Sean Krumpe, Program Coordinator – Acquisition and Rehabilitation at [email protected].
A copy of the RFB is available for review on the website at https://lchra.com/resources/requests-for-proposals/.
LCLBA reserves the right to reject any or all proposals, to waive proposal informalities, and to accept the lowest responsible proposal that serves the best interest of the organization.
LCLBA encourages women and minority-owned firms to submit bids.
The Lancaster County Land Bank Authority is looking for proposals for new construction on the site of the property to be demolished at 336 Main Street in Denver Borough. After a developer is selected, the Land Bank Authority will hold the property and demolish the existing building at the site. The cleared site will then be transferred to the selected developer for new construction. We will be holding a site inspection of the property’s existing conditions on Monday, October 3rd from 9:00-11:00 AM, and completed proposals will be due on Monday, October 24th by 4:00 PM. Please note that all required application materials must be submitted in both electronic and physical forms. Refer to the RFP, available for download below, for more information.
- 336 Main Street – RFP for New Construction
- Exhibit A – Reference Photos
- Exhibit A – Phase 1 Report
- Exhibit B – Statement of Qualifications
- Exhibit C – Land Bank Proposal Form
Please contact Sean Krumpe – Program Coordinator at [email protected], or 717.394.0793 ext. 232, if you have any questions.
Joint Funding Group Request for Proposals (RFP)
The Lancaster County Homeless Coalition is requesting applications for funding for programs to serve households experiencing homelessness and at-risk of experiencing homelessness in Lancaster County through the below programs and services:
- Rapid Rehousing (Pathways to My Home) – Case Management/Rental Assistance/Financial Assistance
- Prevention/Diversion – Case Management/Rental Assistance/Financial Assistance
- Emergency Shelter
- Coordinated Assessment
- Legal Support/Services
- Flexible Use Funds
- Landlord/Tenant Mediation and Education
- Other innovative projects to serve households experiencing homelessness in Lancaster County
The application for this RFP opens February 8th, 2022
Responses are due by 5pm on March 22nd, 2022.
Completed applications should be submitted electronically to: [email protected]
It is expected that award decisions will be made no later than the end of May 2022. The contract period for awarded funds will begin July 1, 2022 and will end June 30, 2023.
The Lancaster County Homeless Coalition is striving to create a no barrier, no silo system by providing funds to programs that serve any household type and all subpopulations. Highly rated proposals will serve all household types and align with the Lancaster County Homeless Coalition Strategic Plan.
Funding available through this application is comprised of the following sources:
- Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Funds – through the City and County of Lancaster
- Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds – through the County of Lancaster
- Homeless Assistance Program (HAP) funds – through the County of Lancaster
- United Way of Lancaster County (UW)
- Continuum of Care (CoC) Funds – (Outreach, Coordinated Entry) through the Lancaster County Homeless Coalition
- Can be either non-profit or for-profit entities (please note that some funds made available through this process require the applicant to be a non-profit organization, which may require that a for-profit organization have a non-profit fiduciary)
- Must have a DUNS number. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requires that all applicants for government funds must have a DUNS number. A DUNS number is the Data Universal Numbering System, abbreviated as DUNS or D-U-N-S, which is a proprietary system developed and regulated by Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). A DUNS is a unique numeric identifier that can be obtained at the following website: http://www.dnb.com/get-a-duns-number.html
- Can NOT be disbarred or suspended from receiving funds or doing business with the federal government
- Must be a drug-free workplace
- Must comply with the Patriot Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act
Note: Applicants may be given time to comply with additional requirements related to certain funding sources.
Evaluation Criteria and Application Review
Evaluation Process: The Lancaster County Homeless Coalition’s funding review committee will evaluate and rate each proposal on the strengths of the proposal and the responsiveness to the application request. All recipients must be ready to begin their proposed program(s) July 1, 2022.
The Lancaster County Homeless Coalition’s funding review committee reserves the right to seek clarification of information submitted in response to this RFP and/or to request additional information during the evaluation process.
A Joint Funders Application Information session will take place on February 15th from 9:30am-11:30am via Zoom: Joint Funding Information Session
Please note, this will be the only time to publicly ask questions before
the due date on March 22nd 2022.
All questions should be emailed to: [email protected] Questions emailed prior to the Information Session on February 15th will be answered during the forum. Questions asked after the information session up to March 18th will be responded to within 48 business hours and added to an FAQ document that will be updated regularly and can be accessed here: 2022-2023 Joint Funding FAQ’s
The Lancaster County Land Bank Authority is looking for proposals for the rehabilitation of a single-family row house property at 921 Spruce Street, Columbia. Please note that all submissions must be completed per the electronic application. The Request for Proposals document, Exhibit A – Statement of Qualifications, and Exhibit B – Proposal Form may be downloaded below.
Please contact Michaela Allwine, Director – Housing and Community Development at [email protected] or 717.394.0793 x226 if you have any questions.
The Lancaster County Land Bank Authority (Land Bank) seeks a qualified developer or contractor (Applicant) to acquire and rehabilitate a blighted property at 26 E. High Street in Manheim Borough.
In order for the Land Bank to consider a proposal to acquire the property, the Applicant must complete and submit the attached application documents below. Incomplete proposals will not be reviewed by the Land Bank. Proposals must be submitted to the authority by Friday September 24, 2021 by 4:00 pm. Applicants must submit one (1) electronic and one (1) hard copy.
Please contact Michaela Allwine – Director, Housing and Community Development at [email protected] or 717-394-0793 ext. 226 with any questions.
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)
Certified Staff for Historic Preservation – Section 106 Reviews
The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority is seeking to contract with a consultant meeting certified qualifications set forth in 36 CFR Part 61, to assist in planning, identification and decision making on historic resources affected by federal funds administered by the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority.
Individuals or Organizations interested in submitting a proposal must contact Aimee Tyson, Program Manager – Planning and Compliance at (717) 394-0793, x211 or [email protected] to obtain an RFP document.
All proposals are due by August 30, 2021 at 12:00 PM
Lancaster County (County) and the City of Lancaster (City) announce the availability of Emergency Solutions Grant Coronavirus (ESG-CV) funds provided to the County and City by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) as enabled in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) (Public Law 116-136).
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster (Authority), on behalf of the County and City, requests proposals from organizations seeking ESG-CV CARES Act funding to replenish equipment and supplies in emergency shelter facilities that were overutilized and or depleted because of efforts to prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19. Eligible expenses include but are not limited to cots, mattresses, shelving, storage space, cleaning supplies, etc. to prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19.
Additional information about the application and submission process can be found on the Authority’s website www.lchra.com/covid-19-resources/, on the City’s website at www.cityoflancasterpa.com/departments/department-of-community-planning-economic-development/community-development-division/, or by emailing the Authority at [email protected] and the City at [email protected].
The Joint Request for Proposals document can be downloaded below. Applications for programs or activities supporting housing and homelessness are due by July 23, 2021. Completed proposals should be emailed to the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority and the City Community Development Division.
The Redevelopment Authority of the County of Lancaster and the City of Lancaster have developed a joint application to request proposals from organizations seeking CDBG-CV and ESG-CV CARES Act funding to prevent, prepare for and respond to COVID-19.
The Redevelopment Authority and City are interested in programs or activities supporting housing and homelessness, public services and facilities, and economic development that address needs of low-moderate- income residents affected by COVID-19.
More information can be found in the Request for Proposal document available for download below:
(February 3rd, 2021 – The attached Request for Proposal document has been revised to update the date on which applications are due.
Previously the due date reflected in the RFP was Friday, February 12, 2021.
The revised due date for proposal submissions is Friday, February 19, 2021.)
The Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority and the Lancaster County Homeless Coalition (LancCo MyHome) seek hotel space, or comparable accommodations to shelter individuals in Lancaster County experiencing homelessness related to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Additional information is detailed in the attached Request for Proposals found below.