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Posted on: September 29, 2023

[ARCHIVED] City-Owned Vacant Lots - Request for Proposals

Request for Proposals (RFP)
City-Owned Vacant Lots
Pre-Submittal Meeting: October 11, 2023, 2:00 P.M. EST 
Proposals Due: November 29, 2023, 4:00 P.M. EST


The City of Durham is soliciting Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified non-profit organizations to develop affordable for-sale units on City-owned vacant lots.  These for-sale units will have a requirement to serve households at or below 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI) and must remain affordable for a minimum of 20 years.

On Friday, September 29, 2023, the City of Durham will release the City-Owned Vacant Lots Request for Proposals (RFP) for all interested parties.  All Proposals must be mailed and received by the deadline date and time of Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at 4:00 P.M. EST. Faxed, emailed, hand-delivered or oral submissions of Proposals will not be accepted.  Proposals received after the deadline date and time will be deemed ineligible. 

Interested parties are strongly encouraged to attend a Pre-Proposal Meeting on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at 2:00 P.M. EST, which will be held virtually. To attend the Pre-Proposal Meeting, organizations must register no later than 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, via the following link: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZErceGhqDgvGN1aU-T6RD8ooXDs_Wxo4Iu9.  A copy of the City-Owned Vacant Lots RFP Pre-Submittal Meeting Presentation can be located at the following link: City-Owned Vacant Lots RFP Pre-Submittal Meeting Presentation.

A copy of the RFP is available for review and can be downloaded on the City of Durham website via the following link: City-Owned Vacant Lots (RFP)

All questions concerning the RFP must be sent and received no later than Wednesday October 25, 2023, by 4:00 P.M. EST via the following link: 
https://form.jotform.com/232685134434052.  A copy of all questions received, and responses supplied by City staff can be located at the following link: City-Owned Vacant Lots RFP Questions and Responses Document.

For additional information, contact Keishma James, Senior Community Development Analyst, Neighborhood Stabilization, at (919) 560-4570, ext. 22229. 

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