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NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development

Livonia Avenue Initiative Phase I Request for Proposals

The City of New York (“City”), through its Department of Housing Preservation and Development (“HPD”), is inviting developers (“Applicants”) to submit development proposals (“Proposals”) for the design and construction of  high-quality, mixed-use development (“Project(s)”) on four sites in the East New York section of Brooklyn.  The Project may include a mix of affordable housing, ground-floor retail/commercial, community facility space, parking and accessory open space. 

This RFP is in accordance with the Mayor’s New Housing Marketplace Plan, which responds to the changing housing needs of New York’s communities by committing to the new construction or rehabilitation of 165,000 housing units by 2014.  The proposed Projects serve the Plan’s critical goals of creating needed housing opportunities, maximizing affordability, and in turn, enhancing the City’s community revitalization efforts.

The Sites will be conveyed to the selected Developer for a nominal fee of $1.00 per lot.  City, State, and/or Federal subsidies may be available to enhance housing affordability.  Proposals must comply with all terms of any subsidy programs that are utilized. Applicants are responsible for securing all necessary construction and permanent sources of financing. 

Interested parties that choose to download the RFP using the link below must register.  Only those registered will receive any updates or additional communications regarding the RFP.  The RFP contains a detailed description of the development program, requirements, guidelines, eligibility requirements, selection process, and submission requirements.

A pre-submission conference will be held on Friday, October 21, 2011, 10 am at HPD, 100 Gold Street, Room 1R, New York, New York 10038.  Every Applicant wishing to submit a Proposal in response to this RFP is encouraged to attend, as this will be the only opportunity to ask questions and receive answers in person regarding this RFP.  Proposals are due by hand on December 19, 2011 no later than 4:00 p.m. 

All communications and inquiries regarding this RFP should be directed in writing to Diane Sherard at: E-mail: 

Click here to Register and Download the Livonia Avenue Initiative Phase I RFP

              > Click here to Download Addendum 1 (PDF)

              > Click here to Download Addendum 2 (PDF)

 The following Proposal Forms can be downloaded below.

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