Community Development RFP, RFQ and NOFA

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RFI- Lane Idlewild RFP- Property Maintenance Service RFQ- Property Management Services Letters of Interest (LOI) NOFA- Notice to Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developers

The announcements below represent various funding opportunities available with City of Raleigh Housing and Neighborhoods department. All RFQs, RFPs and NOFAs are sent out via email notice as well.  If you would like to receive these notifications, visit the MyRaleigh Subscriptions page to sign up to receive notifications from Community Development News.

RFI- Lane Idlewild

RFI Submissions were due by 7/24/2020 at 4 p.m.

The City of Raleigh seeks innovative affordable housing development concepts for a 1.17-acre City-owned site in the West Idlewild Neighborhood – which lies on the eastern edge of downtown Raleigh. The Community Development Division is issuing this Request for Interest (RFI) to gauge the type of demand for the site. For-profit and nonprofit developers are encouraged to submit a Letter of Interest. In addition, the City would like the interested parties to assess the site and propose its highest and best use. It is important to note that interested parties should consider all relevant City sponsored plans and the City’s mission to improve the quality of life for Raleigh's low- and moderate-income residents. 

The City is placing a high priority on the following factors: 

  1. Income Targeting and Income-Mix
  2. Long-Term Affordability
  3. Density and Land Use
  4. Neighborhood Character 

To view the RFI: Lane Idlewild RFI

Addendum #1 has been posted: Addendum #1 for Lane Idlewild 

RFI Submissions were due by 7/24/2020 at 4 p.m.

For any questions concerning the RFI please contact Will Hartye via email at

RFP- Property Maintenance Service

The Community Development Division has acquired properties within the City of Raleigh over the years, and is responsible for the ongoing maintenance for these parcels. Lot maintenance will primarily be for grass cutting, debris and trash removal. In an effort to effectively and efficiently maintain these properties, the City is soliciting proposals for a private contractor. 

To view the RFP: Property Maintenance Service RFP

Addendum #1 has been posted: Property Maintenance Service RFP Addendum #1

RFP Submissions are due by 7/17/2020 at 10:00 a.m.

For any questions concerning the RFP please contact Hillary Leacock via email at

RFQ- Property Management Services

The City of Raleigh is advertising a request for proposals for a Property Management Services.

The City of Raleigh is seeking a firm that is able to manage, lease,operate, and maintain the affordable housing (scattered-site) inventory owned by the City of


Proposals Due:  July 17th at 2:00 p.m.

The RFP is available below:

Request for Proposals Property Management Services

Addendum #1 has been posted:

Addendum #1 for Property Management Services

If you have questions concerning the RFQ, contact Hilary Leacock via email at

Letters of Interest (LOI)

There are currently no LOIs at this time

NOFA- Notice to Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developers

Notice to Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Developers

The City of Raleigh is seeking to increase the supply of affordable rental housing for its low to moderate income residents. To help achieve that objective, funds are available on a competitive basis in the form of gap financing for both 9% tax credit and 4% tax credit projects. Proposed projects must comply with the City’s Affordable Housing Location Policy.
For proposed projects that are located in an area of concentration but meet the policy exception for proximity to transit, developers are encouraged to consider the inclusion of market rate units, within the parameters of the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP). Developers are encouraged to consult with City staff and NCHFA staff prior to application submittal to ensure that the project is structured in compliance with the QAP.

In some instances, assistance may be available from the City to write down site acquisition costs in priority locations. Given funding limitations, prospective developers are encouraged to consult with City staff prior to application submittal.

Applications requesting assistance from the City for 4% projects will be due by October 1, 2020 to coincide with NCHFA’s application deadline. Applications for 9% projects will be accepted again in January 2021 with the specific due date to be announced later by NCHFA. Application guidelines and instructions are set forth within the Request for Proposals which will be available upon request following the issuance of the final QAP.


Questions or comments regarding this notice should be directed to Aimee Holtsclaw – 919-996-6948



City of Raleigh
Housing and Neighborhoods Department
421 Fayetteville Street, 
Suite 1200, 12th Floor
Raleigh, NC 27601

Lead Department:
Housing and Neighborhoods

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