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Request for Proposals

The City of Albuquerque provides annual grant awards through City general funds as well as grant funds from other sources.

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.

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Current Requests for Proposals

Seeking Contract Attorneys to support Assisted Outpatient Treatment *UPDATED

Assisted outpatient treatment (AOT) is a civil court ordered program of delivering community-based treatment to adults with serious mental illness who are found by a judge, in consideration of prior incarcerations or hospitalizations, to be unlikely to adhere to prescribed treatment on a voluntary basis. It is a 2-way commitment that requires treatment providers to serve individuals at the same time it commits individuals to adhere to their treatment plans. Through the ritual of court hearings and the symbolic weight of a judge's order, AOT seeks to leverage a "black robe effect," motivating the individual to regard treatment adherence as a legal obligation.

Funded by a four-year grant with the Substance and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the City of Albuquerque’s AOT Program will serve a maximum of 60 individuals in the first year. Referrals for this program will primarily be from inpatient hospital facilities (Petitioner), such as the University of New Mexico’s Psychiatric Center and Kaseman Hospital. This program provides psychiatric and intensive comprehensive case management services, as well as monthly sessions with a judge to individuals with serious mental illness (Respondents) ordered for treatment by the Second Judicial District Court. The AOT case manager monitors the participant’s progress and compliance with the treatment plan in accordance with the court order. The AOT case manager reports to the court on the client’s condition and attends all court staffings and hearings.

The City of Albuquerque (City), through the Department of Family and Community Services, invites attorneys to submit letters of interest/proposals in accordance with specifications contained in the Request for Letters of Interest to establish a pool of qualified attorneys available to provide cost-effective, competent representation in the Assisted Outpatient Treatment (AOT) Program in the Second Judicial District consisting of Bernalillo County. The City is seeking attorneys to provide legal representation of Petitioners and Respondents as independent contractors. The City will select a pool of attorneys whose proposals indicate that they meet all of the minimum qualifications and requirements contained within the Request. All services will be performed in conjunction and in association with the AOT Program. Cases will be assigned to Respondent’s counsel following the filing of a petition in the Second Judicial District Court, for those clients requesting representation. Offerers must be in good standing to practice law by the New Mexico Supreme Court, and an active member of the Bar. Proposals submitted pursuant to this Request will be accepted by the City on an ongoing basis until further notice in order to maintain a current listing of pre-qualified attorneys available to perform services for the AOT Program. The City will endeavor to review each proposal and respond to the Offeror within thirty (30) days of receipt of the proposal. A proposer who meets all of the City’s minimum qualification and requirements will be added to the pool of attorneys available for the assignment of work. Please contact Ellen Braden, Division Manager, Behavioral Health and Wellness with questions at (505) 768-2788 or [email protected].

The Department anticipates the AOT Program to begin May 28, 2019, therefore an earlier submission is preferred and encouraged. We will continue to accept letters on an ongoing basis.

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Affordable Single-Family Home Ownership Housing Development

The City of Albuquerque, Department of Family and Community Services, hereby requests Affordable Housing proposals for a Single-family Home Ownership Development from qualified non-profit organizations or qualified governmental entities and to have the respondent organizations also submit an application demonstrating its eligibility as a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO), Affordable Housing Development Organization (AHDO), or Public Housing Authority (PHA).

DFCS will allocate up to $2,355,996.79 of HOME Investment Partnerships Program funding and Real Property Conveyance, towards the new construction single-family housing development, for the purpose of receiving applications by October 4, 2019. The final amount of award is at the discretion of the City.

Click below to view the RFP and supporting documents.

Become a City of Albuquerque Substance Use Treatment Provider

The Behavioral Health and Wellness Division is accepting applications to become a City of Albuquerque Substance Use Treatment Provider for FY-2020. It is the intent of the City to continue the development of a Substance Use Treatment Network able to provide high quality, ethical, comprehensive, and evidence-based substance use treatment. The City desires to develop a full continuum of treatment services and ensure that all agencies are clinically appropriate and culturally relevant to meet the needs of those in treatment. The Behavioral Health and Wellness Division has an open application process to become a member of the City’s Substance Use Treatment Provider Network.

Please make plans to attend the Treatment Provider Meeting on Friday, June 21, 2019 from 1:00-3:00pm in the City Council Committee Room #9081 at 1 Civic Plaza. We will discuss the FY20 Voucher Application process and deadlines, as well as the timeline for revising the Minimum Standards. This meeting is not mandatory. Applications are due July 19, 2019.

FY-20 Voucher Application - ADDENDUM

Please contact Sandra Archuleta at [email protected]. if you have any questions.

Rapid Re-Housing Program for Homeless Individuals and/or Families

The Department will allocate up to $2,000,000 for the implementation of a Rapid Re-Housing program for individuals and/or families experiencing homelessness. Rapid Re-Housing assistance for the individuals and/or families can be provided for up to one year. Services must include, but not be limited to: (1) Providing rental assistance via housing vouchers, including deposits and utility assistance as needed to obtain a rental unit; (2) Developing and supporting success of an individualized service plan; (3) Providing linkage to and continuity support for services, or directly providing supportive services, such as case management, counseling, job readiness training, vocational classes, and life skills education; and (4) Assisting in transitioning to permanent housing.

Complete copies of the Request for Proposal (RFP) packets will be available beginning Monday, August 5, 2019, through Wednesday, August 14, 2019, between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 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. The RFP packet can also be downloaded here HPI- $2M Housing Vouchers RFP

Respondents must submit their proposals no later than 4:00 p.m. local time, Friday, August 30, 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. local time, Friday, August 30, 2019.

An optional pre-proposal meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 9:00 to 10:00 a.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.

Potential respondents may obtain further information on this Request for Proposals from the Department of Family and Community Services, 5th floor, Room 504, Old City Hall, One Civic Plaza, Albuquerque, NM. Contact Heidiliza Shultz, Division Manager of Homeless Programs and Initiatives, at [email protected]. For individuals with disabilities who need assistance to benefit from this meeting, please call Heidiliza Shultz at (505) 768-2844 or (TTY) 1-800-659-8331.

Download the RFP here HPI- $2M Housing Vouchers RFP