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Request for Proposals

The City of Albuquerque provides annual grant assistance through City general funds and entitlement funds received from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

RFP Submissions

Typical RFP submissions include:

  • Proposal
  • Administrative Requirement forms
  • Financial forms
  • Certificate of Insurance

Please read the specific RFP for submission requirements.

We work with HUD as part of our continuing objective to assist Public Service agencies, eligible construction activities, affordable housing development, and emergency homeless shelters that serve low-income and moderate-income city residents.

Requests for Proposals (RFPs) are posted as they become available.

Related RFP Documents


Current Requests for Proposals

The City of Albuquerque Department of Family and Community Services is pleased to announce the release of the following Request for Proposals (RFP).

RFP 1. RFP-CD-19-01

**UPDATE** Due to the recent City of Albuquerque winter storm closer, the deadline for this RFP has been extended to Friday, February 22, 2019.

Title: RFP-CD-19-01 Landlord Tenant Hotline

The City of Albuquerque’s Department of Family and Community Services, hereby requests innovative and effective proposals from qualified non-profit organizations interested in providing services for populations in need of legal advice on landlord/tenant issues.

The Department will allocate up to $75,000 to provide services that inform and advise landlords, tenants and property managers about their respective rights, responsibilities and protections under laws such as the New Mexico Uniform Owner-Resident Relations Act, the City of Albuquerque’s Uniform Housing Code (as amended), and other regulations related to Fair Housing and to provide affordable housing resource and referral information to helpline callers.

Complete copies of the Request for Proposals packets will be available beginning Wednesday, January 23, 2019, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., at the City of Albuquerque, Department of Family and Community Services, 5th floor, Room 504, Old City Hall, One Civic Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

Respondents must submit their proposals prior to 4:00 p.m. local time, Friday, February 22, 2019.  Proposals may be hand delivered to the Office of the City Clerk, Plaza del Sol; 600 2nd Street NW, 7th Floor, Albuquerque, New Mexico; or they may be mailed to Office of the City Clerk, P.O. Box 1293, Albuquerque, NM 87103.  The City will not consider proposals received after 4:00 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019.

Questions may be sent via email to Rick Giron II, Community Services Project Manager at [email protected] 

We encourage you to forward this information to anyone who may be interested in submitting a proposal.

The RFP can be downloaded using this link: RFP-DFCS-CD-19-01 (File updated 2/20/2019)

Responses to questions submitted in writing for RFP-CD-19-01

  • Question:  “Can you clarify:  On p. 11, Section 8.3, the project narrative is not to exceed 4 typed, double-spaced pages. On p. 14, Section 8.8 mentions project narrative (maximum 13 double-spaced pages…)  Is the correct narrative limit four pages?”

    Answer:  The reference to 4 pages was a typo.  The maximum number of narrative pages is thirteen (13), as mentioned elsewhere throughout the document.  The RFP document has since been corrected to reflect this change.


RFP 2. RFP-HPI-19-01

Title: RFP-HPI-19-01 for Services to implement the Better Way Employment Program for Panhandlers.

The City of Albuquerque Department of Family and Community Services in collaboration with the Solid Waste Department will allocate up to $421,473 for the implementation of the Better Way Employment Program for panhandlers. Services must include, but not be limited to: (1) Providing employment opportunities for panhandlers at the City’s busiest intersections through roving van outreach; (2) Providing referrals to the workers to housing and supportive services; (3) Assisting the workers to obtain permanent and/or improved employment opportunities; and (4) Providing participants with the opportunity to complete a common assessment for the Coordinated Entry System.

This RFP contains a single scope of work and raises the allocation level previously issued in HPI-18-01. Please note that the allocation shown above updates the amount posted in the Legal Notice posted in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday, January 13, 2019.

The RFP can be downloaded at the link shown below or can be picked up between Monday January 14th through Wednesday January 23, 2019, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at the Department of Family and Community Services, 5th floor, Room 504, Old City Hall, One Civic Plaza, Albuquerque, NM 87102.

No mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be conducted.

Respondents must submit their proposals no later than 4:00 p.m. local time, Friday, January 25, 2019.

Proposals may be hand delivered to the Office of the City Clerk, Plaza del Sol; 600 2nd Street NW, 7th Floor, Albuquerque, New Mexico; or they may be mailed to Office of the City Clerk, P.O. Box 1293, Albuquerque, NM 87103.

Questions may be sent via email to Heidiliza Shultz, Division Manager of Homeless Programs and Initiatives, at [email protected].

We encourage you to forward this information to anyone who may be interested in submitting a proposal.

The RFP can be downloaded using this link: RFP-HPI-19-01

Responses to questions submitted in writing for RFP-HPI-19-01

  • No questions have been submitted at this time.