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Housing Advisor RFQ
OED is seeking to hire a firm or individual to act as a liaison between the residential development community and the OED to assist in fulfilling the affordable housing development requirements cited in Denver’s Inclusionary Housing Ordinance.

Housing Advisory Proposal Guidelines
Housing Advisor Submittal Checklist
Affordable Housing Acronyms
Housing Advisor RFQ

Notice of Funding Availability

OED annually issues Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) for programs funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. These activities generally include housing development, housing services, neighborhood development, neighborhood services, and economic/business development and services. These NOFAs are typically issued during the summer months, for funding to be provided during the following calendar year.  

For funding projects in 2015, OED sought proposals from organizations that provide services to Denver residents in the following program areas:

  • Business Support Offices
  • Housing Support Services - Housing Counseling
  • Tenant/Landlords Rights and Related Housing Information and Referral Services
  • Rental Housing Access Modification Program
  • Emergency Home Repair
  • Tenant Based Rental Assistance
  • Down Payment Assistance
  • Single Family Rehabilitation Program
  • Community Housing Development Organizations
  • Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS

Projects were funded through the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Investment Partnerships, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA).

The list of 2015 funded projects is available here.

In mid-2015, we will release information about our funding process and guidelines for 2016.

Small Business Financing
Applications can be submitted throughout the year for gap financing provided through the Neighborhood Business Revitalization and the Revolving Loan Fund programs. More information here.

Workforce Development
OED typically issues an annual RFP for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Services in late February. The RFP is only available for download through the City's Purchasing website.



Section 3 Program

OED is committed to extending economic prosperity opportunities throughout the greater community, as required under the HUD Section 3 Program.