RFP: Consulting Services for the Inclusionary Housing Program

The City of Alameda (City) administers various programs including the Below Market Rate (BMR) Housing Ownership Program, the Down Payment Assistance (DPA) Program and other programs related to the sale or lease up of Inclusionary Housing. The City of Alameda (City), California is seeking a consultant or a team of consultants (Consultant Team) to assist with program administration.

The Inclusionary Housing Ordinance is the mechanism for the development of affordable homeownership and rental housing in the City. When market-rate housing is proposed, the City requires the development of:

  • Homes for sale to households who earn no more than 120% AMI
  • Rental housing for households who earn no more than 120% AMI
  • Workforce housing for households who earn between 120% and 180% AMI

View and download the full RFP here.(PDF, 1MB)

 RFP Issued   Monday, February 16  
 Deadline for RFP Questions   Monday, February 22 at 5:00 pm        
 RFP Q&A Posted  Monday, March 1 or sooner  
 Proposals Due  Monday, March 8  
 RFP Interviews  March 11 and 15  
 Selection of Firm  Monday, March 18  
 Recommendation to City Council         Tuesday, April 20  

Please submit your proposal electronically to lfitts@alamedaca.gov no later than 5:00 p.m. PST on Monday, March 8, 2021. 

The proposal should be submitted as a single .pdf file, with the subject line: (Name of Organization) Response to RFP: City of Alameda Inclusionary Housing.

City staff recommends that you send a separate email without attachments to confirm delivery. Receipt will be confirmed during regular business hours. Late proposals will not be accepted.

**Update, dated March 1, 2021 -- No questions or requests for additional information were submitted prior to the February 22nd deadline.

Lisa Fitts, Community Development Program Manager, is available to answer questions and to respond to requests for additional information. All questions must be submitted in writing via email to lfitts@alamedaca.gov and will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 22, 2021. Answers will be posted on the RFP webpage on or before Monday, March 1, 2021.