Oregon Housing and Community Services, Affordable Rental Housing division is offering $400,000 in capacity building funds for Coronavirus Disease of 2019 (“COVID-19”) remote operations support available through the Capacity Building Set-Aside of the General Housing Account Program through Request for Applications (“RFA”) #6007, COVID-19 Remote Operations Support Funds. There is a maximum of $20,000 available per Eligible Organization, as defined in Section 2.2 of the RFA, to be spent within six months or to reimburse incurred approved-expenses dated no further back than March 8, 2020.

An Applicant may submit an Application for expenses related to adaptions required to increase an organization’s skills and ability to develop, preserve, and operate housing affordable to low and very-low-income Oregonians necessary due to COVID-19 impacts on operations whether expended or still needed.

In addition to the other RFA requirements, this RFA is targeted to one of the following Eligible Organization Types:

  • Culturally Specific Organization;
  • Small Organization; or
  • Rural Organization.

OHCS will be evaluating Applications based on the RFA process, and then selected on a first come first serve basis based on available funding.

If OHCS approves an Application, OHCS will indicate which of the proposed expenses for COVID-19 impacts on operations have been approved and the amount of funds the Applicant is eligible for reimbursement in the Agreement.

Request for Applications (RFA) #6007, COVID-19 Remote Operations Support Funds

Issued Date: September 1, 2020
Due Date: October 27, 2020
Due Time: 3:00 PM

View Application Materials HERE

For more information and RFA questions:
Please contact Procurement and Contract Services
OHCS.Contracts@oregon.gov