Denver Solicits Proposals for Housing, Neighborhood and Business Projects

The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) announces its issuance of three Notices of Funding Availability (NOFA) for projects to be funded in 2013. OED is soliciting proposals for housing development, housing services, neighborhood development, neighborhood services, and economic/business development and services. 

OED is seeking exceptional projects and related services that make a positive impact on neighborhoods in a noticeable way. The NOFA makes available public funds that could be used by non-profit and for-profit providers to facilitate the development of viable urban neighborhoods by providing quality affordable housing, an enhanced living environment and expanded economic opportunities for low- and moderate-income residents. Programs are funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS programs.

Three separate NOFAs will be issued according to the following schedule: 

Program Area

Release Date

Due Date

Neighborhood Development and Services

August 1, 2012

August 21, 2012

Business Development and Services

August 1, 2012

August 21, 2012

Housing Development and Housing Services

August 15, 2012

September 5, 2012

Two separate meetings will be held to explain the overall City priorities of Mayor Hancock’s administration in the areas of housing, safety net, youth and children as they relate to the NOFA. These meetings will be held at the Wellington E. Webb Municipal Office Building, 201 W. Colfax Ave. at these dates and times:

  • Housing priorities — August 8 in Room 4.F.6 from 4 to 5 p.m.

  • Youth/children and safety net priorities — August 10 in Room 4.G.2 from 10 to 11 a.m.


Each NOFA will be available at by 5 p.m. on the release date and are due by 4 p.m. on the due date.

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2012 (Archive on Monday, January 01, 0001)
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