RFQS #007 CSBG CV Rental Assistance - 2020 NPS
SOLICITATION NAME: Request for Qualifications #007 for Community Services Block Grant COVID-19 CARES Act Rental Assistance -2020 NPS
The City of Austin (City) seeks to fund qualified community-based social service providers (Applicants) with demonstrated experience to operate as fiscal agent to distribute direct financial assistance on behalf of Austin Public Health Neighborhood Center clients in an amount not to exceed $1,208,177 per 12-month period.
To that end, the City of Austin (City) seeks applications in response to this Request for Qualifications Applications (RFQS) from qualified providers (Applicants) with demonstrated experience in providing housing stability services to households at risk of homelessness.
These funds are CARES Act grant funds from the Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs, Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) for the delivery of rent assistance to low-income residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Department: Austin Public Health
Funding and Timeline
Application Due Date: August 31, 2020 at 12 PM CST
Total Funding Amount: $1,208,177
Solicitations Questions and Answers
Submitted Questions: Questions and Answers
Questions must be submitted in writing to the Authorized Contact Person or through Partnergrants database.
Authorized Contact Person:
Natasha Ponczek Shoemake
Contract Management Specialist III
Questions regarding the RFQS are due on or before: September 9 at noon CST.
Youtube Videos can be viewed here: Applying for Partnergrants Solicitation: Part 1 Threshold Review and
Optional Pre-Bid Conference Call: Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CST
Eventbrite Pre-Bid Conference Call registration: Pre-Bid meeting registration link
Pre-Bid Conference Call Presentation: Pre-Bid Meeting Powerpoint
Pre-Bid Conference Call Attendance: Sign-in Sheet
Other materials covered on the conference call can be found in the list of RFQS documents below.
Interested applicants must:
1. Confirm that your organization is a registered vendor with the City of Austin
To find the City of Austin Vendor Number please visit Austin Finance Online and search for the organization’s legal name. To register to become a potential City of Austin vendor, go to Austin Finance Online.
2. Be a registered user in the Partnergrants system, go to the Partnergrants website and click on “Register Here.”
Note that the organization’s City of Austin Vendor number is required to complete registration in Partnergrants.
If you would like to receive notifications of future APH funding opportunities, send your contact information to Natasha Ponczek Shoemake at APHCompetitions@AustinTexas.gov.
|Standard Purchase Definitions
|Standard Solicitation Information
|Supplemental Purchase Provisions
|RFQS Scope of Work and Application Instructions
|RFQS Application Document
|Project Budget Form (Excel Spreadsheet in Partnergrants)
|Equal Employment Fair Housing Discrimination Certification
|Non-Suspension or Debarment Certification
|Non-Collusion Non-Conflict Anti-Lobbying
|Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction