Current Funding Opportunities
Competitive Housing Assistance for Multifamily Properties 12 (CHAMP 12)
Applications for funding under this NOFA, including, if applicable, all materials required by CHFA, must be submitted no later than Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. On or before June 6, 2018, applicants may contact Nick Lundgren via email at email@example.com with questions related to this NOFA. Questions received by DOH, if material to this NOFA, and DOH’s answers thereto will be periodically posted on the DOH Website. Any questions received after June 6, 2018 will receive a response at DOH’s discretion.
Rating and Ranking
Connecticut Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency and HMIS System Administration
The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, the Department of Housing, the CT Balance of State (CTBOS) Continuum of Care and Opening Doors Fairfield County (ODFC) Continuum of Care and are seeking proposals for a Connecticut Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency and HMIS System Administration Services. The objective of this RFP is to seek applications for a Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agency and HMIS System Administration services. One entity may apply to provide both services. Separate entities partnering to provide both services are required to submit a collaborative proposal, with one entity clearly designated as the applicant and lead agency. Proposals for provision of one but not both of the above-mentioned services will not be considered. To receive homeless assistance funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), communities are required to establish and maintain a Continuum of Care (CoC). CoCs are responsible for coordinating funding, policies, strategies and activities toward ending homelessness in their region. There are two CoCs within the State of Connecticut: The CTBOS and ODFC. For the purposes of this RFP, the HMIS Lead Agency and HMIS System Administration services will cover both the CTBOS and ODFC. Due Date: April 25, 2018
2018 SSHP Projects Funding Round
The Department of Housing and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority announce the 2018 State-Sponsored Housing Portfolio (SSHP) Notice of Funding Availability. In furtherance of the SSHP Capital Plan, DOH and CHFA are making available approximately $20 million for the rehabilitation or redevelopment of eligible SSHP properties. Please note that this NOFA is open only to the eligible properties listed in Exhibit A of the NOFA, and prioritizes projects consistent with the recommendations of the Capital Plan. Applications for funding under this NOFA must be submitted no later than Friday, April 27, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Questions regarding this NOFA may be sent on or before April 13, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Affordable Homeownership Projects
DOH is pleased to announce the Notice of Funding Availability for the 2018 Affordable Homeownership funding round directed to applicants seeking to create homeownership opportunities for eligible households throughout the State. Assisted properties must be owner-occupied properties comprising 1 to 4 units that create affordable housing units. Eligible projects include the construction of new, or rehabilitation of existing uninhabited, owner-occupied properties comprising up to four units. Approximately $10 million in financial assistance is anticipated to be made available in this funding round. The submission deadline for funding applications under this NOFA is 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21, 2018.
Name: Nick Lundgren
Homeownership Rate and Ranking 2018
Affordable Homeownership Webinar for 2018
Affordable Homeownership FAQs
Special Round (High Opportunity Area Housing)
DOH is pleased to announce the Notice of Funding Availability for the 2018 Special Round (High Opportunity Area Housing) directed to both owners of existing affordable multifamily properties in High Opportunity Areas and developers of proposed new affordable multifamily properties in such areas. To be eligible for consideration for funding under this NOFA, a project must be located in a census tract identified as Moderate, High, or Very High Opportunity on the DOH Opportunity Map, which is available on the DOH Website, click here
. Approximately $20 million in financial assistance is anticipated to be made available. Applications, including, if applicable, all
materials required by CHFA, may be submitted at any time between 9:00 am on February 7, 2018 and 4:00 pm on April 23, 2018
Name: Karen Santana
9% LIHTC Funding Opportunities
The Department of Housing is pleased to announce that, as in prior years, it will make soft commitments of its subordinate financing in connection with the 2017 9% Low-income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) funding round administered by the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority. Applicants can apply for this subordinate financing within the same application they submit for the 2017 9% LIHTC funding round.
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Rental Assistance Program
DOH is seeking proposals from eligible organizations to administer the following five housing subsidy programs for Connecticut's income-eligible families:
1. The DOH’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV), funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and authorized by the Federal Housing Act of 1937 as amended;
2. The DOH’s Section 8 Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS);
3. The DOH’s Project-based Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program;
4. The DOH’s Section 8 Single Room Occupancy (SRO) Moderate Rehabilitation Program; and
5. The State-funded Rental Assistance Program (RAP).
Proposals in response to this RFP must address all five programs and the organization must be capable of providing all services on a statewide basis.
Name: Steve DiLella, Director, Individual and Family Support Programs, Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder Housing (“IDASH”) Program
This Notice of Funding Availability is directed to owners of either existing
affordable rental developments or developers of proposed new affordable multifamily rental
developments seeking funding from DOH that are also interested
in creating housing for individuals with intellectual disabilities or individuals with an autism
Connecticut Homeless Services Program
DOH is seeking proposals from eligible 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and municipalities to provide at least one program for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness along the Connecticut continuum of services. This continuum includes coordinated access services, shelter diversion services, shelter operations, rapid re-housing services, new permanent supportive housing services or youth transitional living programs. Services will be provided within a specified Coordinated Access Network (CAN).
Connecticut Homeless Services Program is a statewide initiative designed to assist homeless program participants (individuals and families) as they quickly move out of homelessness and into permanent housing through the provision of housing supports and strategies with the ultimate goal of housing stability.
The RFP is available electronically below or in hard copy from DOH’s Official Contact:
Name: Steve DiLella, Director, Individual and Family Support Programs, Department of Housing
Address: 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106
Housing Innovations: Housing for Homeless Youth and Supportive Housing
The Housing Innovations NOFA is directed to applicants seeking to develop small supportive housing projects for young adults experiencing homelessness or other supportive housing projects.
Applications for funding under this NOFA will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning Wednesday, January 25, 2017 and will be reviewed within 90 days of submission. Applicants may contact Katie Durand via email at email@example.com
with any questions. Questions received by DOH and DOH’s answers thereto will be periodically posted on the DOH Website.
An overview conference for questions and answers regarding this NOFA will be held on:
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Lyceum, Conference Center
227 Lawrence St,
Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to register for this overview conference on or before November 2, 2016.
Section 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance Program (CT811)
The Connecticut Department of Housing (DOH) is issuing this Request for Qualification (RFQ) to expand the creation of permanent supportive housing (PSH) for extremely low-income persons with disabilities. The purpose of this particular RFQ is to stimulate the creation of new PSH units through the use of new or existing rental housing and placement of Section 811 Project-Based Rental Assistance (PRA), a Federal rental housing assistance program funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
For this RFQ, DOH is requesting the submissions from owner/property managers with units in multifamily projects eligible to receive Section 811 PRA. The project-based rental assistance funds are to be used to house non-elderly individuals and families who are income eligible, disabled, eligible for community-based care services, and who belong to one of the three target populations outlined in the Cooperative Agreement and further described in this
The RFQ is available in electronic format from the RFQ Official Contact:
Housing Specialist, Department of Housing
505 Hudson Street 2nd Floor, Hartford, CT 06160
Phone: 860-270-8091 Fax: 860-706-5741
Homeless Shelter Capital Needs
This Notice of Funding Availability (this “NOFA”) is directed to existing emergency homeless shelters seeking funding to make capital improvements to their facilities to improve the quality of the services provided to shelter residents. Proposals to create new emergency homeless shelters are not eligible under this NOFA.
The application can be found below. Applications for funding under this NOFA will be accepted on a rolling basis. If a permit is required by the local building department for the completion of the proposed work, then documents related to the proposed work scope must be submitted to DOH.
Applications must be submitted to Steve DiLella either electronically at email@example.com
or by mail at the offices of DOH, 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106-7106. Applicants may contact Steve DiLella via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
with any questions regarding this NOFA. All such questions will be answered on a rolling basis and the questions and answers will be posted on the DOH website. Announcements of awards of funding under this NOFA are anticipated to be made within forty-five (45) days of the submission of each application.
Just In Time Project Funding
The Department of Housing announces the availability of funding for developers of market-rate residential or mixed-use rental projects for which the necessary discretionary approvals have been obtained, who are interested in a subsidy to enable them to restrict a portion of the units at an affordable level.
The goal of this NOFA is to expand affordable housing opportunities quickly by encouraging the inclusion of affordable units in market rate multi-family rental housing developments that are approaching the closing and construction stage. Affordable units must be affordable to persons with incomes no higher than 80% of the Area Median Income, but lower affordability thresholds are strongly encouraged. Rent must be net of the estimated costs of utilities paid by the tenant and must not exceed the affordable level at the chosen AMI level. All restrictions must remain in the project for a minimum of 10 years.
The aggregate amount of funding to be made available under this NOFA is approximately $8 million. No Project should contemplate financial assistance from DOH in an amount greater than $5,000,000 or less than $100,000.
Applications for funding under this NOFA will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning October 15, 2014, and continuing on a rolling basis until all funds are committed. Applications should be sent to the attention of Karen Santana at the State of Connecticut Department of Housing, 505 Hudson Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Interested developers may contact Karen Santana via email at email@example.com
with any questions regarding this NOFA.
Incentive Housing Zone Program
The Department of Housing announces the availability of additional funding under the Incentive Housing Zone (aka HomeCT) program for pre-development activities. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis beginning August 4, 2014.
Predevelopment Loan Program
The Department of Housing (DOH) is pleased to announce the new streamlined application process for its predevelopment loan program which is directed to housing developers seeking assistance with predevelopment costs incurred in connection with the construction, rehabilitation, or renovation of housing for low-and moderate-income persons and families. Predevelopment costs are expenses that are not administrative and are necessary before the construction stage of a project begins. Proposed projects to be supported with these predevelopment funds must be eligible for financial assistance from DOH.
The Department of Housing and the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority announce the State-Sponsored Housing Portfolio (SSHP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Critical Needs. Up to $3 million is available under this NOFA.
Applications for funding under this NOFA will be accepted on a rolling basis beginning April 16, 2018. Applications must include supporting quotes/contract proposals, consistent with project costs, and include supporting documents for all "other" funding commitments, if any, to be considered complete. Applications must be submitted electronically to CHFASHPfirstname.lastname@example.org
. Approved Critical Needs applications will be funded as soon as possible once funds are received from the Department of Housing.
Questions can be directed to Deb Olson at 860-571-4307 or via email at email@example.com