Request for Proposals: ARPA and Faircloth Affordable Housing Development

On behalf of Washington County, the Washington County Community Development Agency (“Agency”) is requesting development proposals for the ARPA Affordable Housing initiative. This Request for Proposals (“RFP”) is for eligible multifamily rental developments located in Washington County, MN. The RFP has an available allocation of $7,500,000 in American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) funding. Additionally, the RFP has an available allocation of 58 Project-Based Voucher units through the Agency’s Public Housing Faircloth unit authority (“Faircloth Units”). Respondents request ARPA funding and/or Faircloth Units for a specific housing development that meets the requirements of the RFP, ARPA funding, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Faircloth to RAD process. Agency staff will review, score, and recommend proposals for selection to the Agency Board and Washington County.

This RFP document provides general information and instructions regarding the application and selection process