HOPWA Request for Proposal

RFP Workshop HOPWA funding for FY23-24 and FY24-25

The City of Miami is seeking Proposals from interested not-for-profit organizations to serve as project sponsors (HOPWA) to carry out eligible activities supporting the City’s Annual Action Plan goals and objectives for FY2023 (October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2024). The City will issue an online Request for Proposal (RFP) on Monday, February 6, 2023, 9 a.m., to allocate Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) funds from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in the following categories: Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA), Housing Quality Standards (HQS), Short Term Rental Mortgage & Utility (STRMU), Project Based Operating Support and Technical Assistance. The following is the approximate amount available for the HOPWA program (pending HUD confirmation of award): $2,000,000

The City will hold four workshop for this HOPWA RFP, in person, as noted below. Potential applicants can ask and address any RFP-related questions at the workshop. The questions and answers from that workshop will be posted on this webpage within 48 hours of the workshop’s conclusion. Questions related to RFP can also be directed to rtazoe@miamigov.com by the RFP deadline of Monday, March 6, 2023, midnight.

  1. Saturday, January 28, 2023, 10 am -12 noon (CDBG/ESG)
    Samuel K. Johnson Youth Center, 4900 NW 12th Ave., Miami, Florida 33127

          2. Thursday, February 9, 2023, 10 am-12 noon (CDBG/ESG)
              West End Park, 6030 SW 2 St., Miami, FL 33144

          3. Wednesday, February 15, 2023, 6 pm - 8 pm (CDBG/HOPWA)
              Little Haiti Cultural Center, Coca Cola Room, 212 NE 59 Terrace, Miami, FL 33137

          4. Thursday, February 23, 2023, 1pm - 3pm (CDBG/ESG)
              Simpson Park, 55 SW 17 Rd., Miami, FL 33129      

All technical questions related to the ZoomGrants™ software during the RFP application process should be routed to their Tech Support Desk by e-mailing Questions@ZoomGrants.com or calling (866) 323-5404 x2. All questions related to RFP content should be directed to rtazoe@miamigov.com.

Once it is posted on Mon., February 6, 2023, 9 am, click on the button below to apply for this RFP via ZoomGrants™ 

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In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the Department of Housing & Community Development at 305-416-2080 no later than three (3) business days prior to the proceeding.  TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service) no later than three (3) business days prior to the proceeding.