REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR RENTAL ASSISTANCE DEMONSTRATION LEGAL SERVICES

The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, New York (UMHA) is seeking an attorney or firm licensed to practice in New York State to provide legal consulting services in connection with public housing repositioning and conversion to a Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) platform. This RFP will result in one or more firms selected to provide relocation services for up to five years and will encompass projects of the UMHA involved in Rental Assistance Demonstration,Section 18 Demolition and Disposition, and mixed finance initiatives. The Consultant must demonstrate experience with the legal requirements related to RAD financing, the use of Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC), tax-exempt debt financing, supportive housing, HOME, Federal Home Loan Bank, New York State housing programs, project-basing of Housing Choice Vouchers, and other public and private funding mechanisms.  Interested applicants should use the following link to download and respond to the Request for Proposal:  https://ha.internationaleprocurement.com/requests.html?company_id=15743

The deadline for the proposal is May 13, 2020.  For questions, please call John Furman at 315.982.3731 or email .   Please check the link for updates on the RFP.  The Housing Authority may reject any and all proposals, re-advertise, postpone, or cancel this RFP at any time at its discretion.  The Housing Authority has the right to waive any and all formalities related to this RFP.  The Housing Authority is committed to equal opportunity in its procurement actions and encourages Section 3 and M/WBE firms to respond to this solicitation.

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