Release date: 11/29/2018
Submission deadline: 02/01/2019
HPD invites developers to submit proposals to develop up to four clusters of new construction homeownership projects in Staten Island, Queens, and Brooklyn. The sites are to be developed as affordable housing for first-time homeowners under HPD’s Open Door term sheet. Each site is located within the FEMA 100-Year Floodplain and requires compliance with NYC Building Code Appendix G: Flood-Resistant Construction. The Sites will be conveyed in vacant condition to the selected Respondent(s).
Applicants may submit proposals to for up to four Clusters included in this Request For Proposals (RFP):
Cluster A. Staten Island – South Beach & Midland Beach
Cluster A includes eleven (11) scattered Sites, comprised of fifteen (15) lots, located in the neighborhoods of Midland Beach and South Beach on the east shore of Staten Island. The Sites range in size from 2,000 to 10,836 square feet and are surrounded by low-density 1-2 family homes.
Cluster B. Staten Island – New Dorp Beach, Oakwood Beach & Great Kills
Cluster B includes ten (10) Sites, comprised of thirteen (13) lots, located in the Staten Island neighborhoods of South Beach, Oakwood Beach, New Dorp Beach, and Great Kills. The Sites range in size from 1,080 to 7,650 square feet and are surrounded by low-density 1-2 family homes.
Cluster C. Queens – Arverne, Somerville, Rockaway Beach & Rockaway Park
Cluster C includes five (5) Sites, comprised of five (5) lots, located in the Queens neighborhoods of Arverne, Somerville, Rockaway Beach, and Rockaway Park. The Sites range in size from 2,800 to 4,242 square feet and are surrounded by low-density 1-2 family homes.
Cluster D. Brooklyn – Gerritsen Beach & Manhattan Beach
Cluster D includes four (4) Sites, comprised of five (5) lots, located in the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Gerritsen Beach and Manhattan Beach. The Sites range in size from 1,800 to 3,600 square feet and are surrounded by low-density 1-2 family homes.
Interested parties that choose to download the RFP using the link below must provide their contact information. Only those who provide their contact information will receive 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 at 2:00 PM on December 10, 2019 at 100 Gold Street, Room 1-R, New York, NY 10038. Interested organizations are strongly encouraged to attend the conference. Those planning on attending the Pre-Submission Conference must RSVP.
People with disabilities requiring special accommodations to attend the pre-submission conference should contact Casey Peterson at the email address listed at the bottom of the page.
All proposals are due in hand no later than 4:00 p.m. on February 1, 2019. Detailed instructions are provided in the RFP.
Additional Proposal Forms can be downloaded below. The lettering of Forms corresponds to the Submission Tabs outlined in the RFP. Please note that not all Tabs require a form.
All communications must be made in writing to:
NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Office of Neighborhood Strategies
100 Gold Street, Room 9X
New York, NY 10038