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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND AVAILABILITY OF DRAFT 2017-2018 ACTION PLAN, INCLUDING PRELIMINARY FUNDING RECOMMENDATIONS, FOR SAN FRANCISCO’S 2017-2018 CDBG, ESG, HOME AND HOPWA PROGRAMS FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT

Hearing Date, Time and Location

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 5:00PM

1 South Van Ness Avenue

2nd Floor Atrium Conference Room

The Citizen’s Committee on Community Development, Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) and Office of Economic and Workforce Development (OEWD) invite interested parties to attend a public hearing on the federally funded Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), Home Investment Partnership (HOME) and Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS (HOPWA) programs for fiscal year 2017-2018. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on the Draft 2017-2018 Action Plan, which includes preliminary funding recommendations for the four federal programs.

The Draft 2017-2018 Action Plan outlines community development and housing strategies and priorities that will be addressed and includes preliminary funding recommendations for projects that will be supported with the four federal funding sources during the upcoming fiscal year. The estimated amounts of funding the City and County of San Francisco will receive from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are as follows: CDBG - $16,400,000; ESG - $1,400,000; and HOME - $4,100,000. The City and County of San Francisco will receive an estimated $6,700,000 in HOPWA funding for San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. Please note that at the time of this notice, the 2017-2018 funding amounts for the four federal programs have not yet been issued by HUD.

CDBG, ESG, HOME and HOPWA funds will be used to support the following three objectives, which are described in San Francisco’s 2015-2019 Consolidated Plan:

  • Families and individuals are stably housed;

  • Communities have healthy physical, social, and business infrastructure; and,

  • Families and invididuals are resilient and economically self-sufficient.

The Draft 2017-2018 Action Plan will be available for public review and comment from April 6, 2017 through May 5, 2017. The draft document will be available in electronic format on the MOHCD and OEWD websites at www.sfmohcd.org and www.oewd.org, and in print format at the following locations:

  • MOHCD, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor;
  • OEWD, City Hall, Room 448, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place and 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor; and,
  • Main Branch of the SF Public Library, 100 Larkin Street, 5th Floor, Government Information Center.

Members of the public who wish to provide feedback on the draft document may do so by submitting written comments to: MOHCD, Action Plan Staff, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103. Your comments will be forwarded to the appropriate agency. The public is also invited to provide testimony on the Draft 2017-2018 Action Plan at the public hearing listed above. For more information, please call (415) 701-5500.

 The public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. For information on MUNI routes, please call 415-673-6864. For information regarding MUNI Accessible Services, call 415-923-6142. Persons requiring reasonable accommodations, including sign language interpreters; Assistive Listening Devices; print materials in alternate formats; and those with severe allergies, environmental illness or multiple chemical sensitivities should contact the MOHCD ADA Coordinator, Eugene T. Flannery, at 415-701-5598, eugene.flannery@sfgov.org or TTY/TDD 415-701-5503 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting. Please bear in mind that some attendees at public meetings may be sensitive to chemically based or scented products. Please help us accommodate these individuals. If you need language translation services, please also call Mr. Flannery 72 hours prior to the meeting.

 

RFP for Housing Development Grants

The Mayor's Office of Housing and Commmunity Development (MOHCD) is pleased to announce the availability of a Request for Proposals for the upcoming year in the following area:

Housing Development Grants -  RFP can be found HERE.  PDF iconRolling Housing Development Grant RFP FINAL January 2017.pdf   Question Set for Housing Development Grant funds can be found HERE.  FileRolling Housing Development Grant RFP Question Set FINAL January 2017.docx 

The bidder's conference will be held on Tuesday, January 31st, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 1 S. Van Ness, 5th Floor, San Francisco, CA  94103.

Proposals are due by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.


RFP for Lease Opportunity for 35 and/or 45 Onondaga Nonprofit

The City and County of San Francisco, through its Real Estate Department, is accepting applications from community-serving 501(c)3 independent organizations to lease space within two adjoining properties, located at 35 and 45 Onondaga Avenue (applications may seek to occupy one or both of the buildings). The purpose of this application is to learn about your organization's mission, fiscal structure and office space needs in order to consider a potential investment in your organization through provision of capital resources to improve the core and shell of existing office space, and providing a subsidized base rental rate.

Only organizations that are receiving Technical Assistance in the Nonprofit Displacement Mitigation Program (NDMP); or similar City program through the Northern California Community Loan Fund; and that meet the eligibility requirements below; are eligible to apply for tenancy.

For more information, please check the Department of Real Estate's website at http://sfgov.org/realestate/documents.

 

RFP for Capital and Public Space Improvements

The Mayor's Office of Housing and Commmunity Development (MOHCD) is please to announce the availability of three Requests for Proposals for the upcoming year in the following areas:

Capital Funds for Community Facilities and Public Space Improvements  -  RFP can be found HERE.  FileRolling CP RFP FINAL Revised.docx.  Question Set for Capital Community Development Block Grant funds can be found HERE  FileRolling CP RFP CDBG Question Set FINAL Revised.docx.  Question set forCapital  SoMa Funds can be found HERE  FileRolling CP RFP SoMa Question Set FINALRevised.docx.  Question set for Capital Complete Neighborhoods funds can be found HERE  FileRolling CP RFP CNP Question Set FINAL Revised.docx.

Capital Planning RFP can be found HERE  FileRolling Capital-PSI Planning RFP FINAL Revised.docx.  Question set for Capital Planning - SoMa Funds can be found HERE  FileRolling RFP Planning SoMa Question Set FINAL Revised.docx.  Question set for Capital Planning - Complete Neighborhoods can be found HERE  FileRolling RFP Planning CNP Question Set FINAL Revised.docx.

Capital Technical Assistance RFP can be found HERE  FileRolling Capital TA RFP FINAL Revised.docx.  Question set for Capital Technical Assistance can be found HERE  FileRolling TA QuestionSet FINAL Revised.docx.

 

SoMa Community Stabilization Fund Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) and the South of Market Community Stabilization Fund Community Advisory Committee (CAC) are pleased to announce the availability of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2017-2019 under the following program areas: Community Cohesion and Neighborhood Coordination, Housing Services, and Jobs and Income.  These programs shall have contract periods ranging from twelve (12) to twenty-four (24) months, depending on the program and success in achieving outcomes.  All contracts will have a start date of July 1, 2017. Please note that this RFP will not include capital programs.  A separate RFP for capital programs is available on the MOHCD website.

For a copy of the RFP, click here.

The RFP will be available electronically on MOHCD’s website at www.sfmohcd.org on Monday, December 19, 2017. Alternative formats for persons with disabilities will be available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery at 701-5598 or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org. All proposals must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 29, 2017. The RFP priorities are based on the SoMa Community Stabilization Fund Strategic Plan and are noted below:

Objective 1:       Strengthen community cohesion and neighborhood communication

Objective 2:       Support economic and workforce development for low-income residents and businesses that serve the SoMa community.

Objective 3:       Increase access to perpetually affordable housing opportunities for existing SoMa residents

Objective 4:       Improve the infrastructure and physical environment

The complete Strategic Plan can be found on MOHCD’s website at www.sfmohcd.org.

Bidder’s Conference

MOHCD and will conduct two (2) bidder’s conferences to assist interested applicants in assessing the eligibility and scope of proposed projects, and in completing the required elements of proposals. These workshops will be identical in content and will discuss all program areas included in this RFP.  Agencies interested in applying for SoMa funds are highly recommended to attend at least one conference.

  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016, 10:00 am – 11:00 am at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor
  • Friday, January 6, 2017, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 5th Floor

How to Contact MOHCD

If you have any questions regarding the RFP, please call Claudine M. del Rosario at MOHCD at 701-5580 or claudine.delrosario@sfgov.org.

 

MOHCD Announces Current Job Openings

The Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD) is currently recruiting for the following positions (click on a position to view the details as a pdf). If you are interested in applying, applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account and begin the application process.

  • The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development recruiting for a PDF icon9775 Senior Community Development Specialist II. If you are interested in applying for this position, you may access the employment announcement and instructions on the Department of Human Resources employment website www.sfgov.org/dhr. The employment online application will be available on Tuesday, March 21, 2017  - Friday, March 31, 2017.

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