HOME RFP Application

Application & Instructions

 Deadline to submit application is May 16, 2022. 





The City of Brownsville’s Office of Strategic Initiatives hereby invites not-for-profit and for-profit affordable housing developers, contractors, subrecipients, and community housing development organizations (CHDOs) to submit a program application to participate in the “City of Brownsville’s HOME Program”. Eligible program activities include building, buying, and/or rehabilitating affordable housing for rent or homeownership or providing direct rental assistance to City of Brownsville low-income residents.


The City of Brownsville administers and implements the HOME Investment Partnerships Program, a federally funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Approved applications will receive funding through HUD’s HOME allocation to the City of Brownsville. An estimated $917,366.00 in HOME Entitlement Funds will be available for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. Funding is subject to HUD approval and availability. All proposed projects must align with the City of Brownsville’s Five-Year Consolidated Plan.


Interested organizations wishing to submit an application may do so by downloading one at https://www.cob.us/466/HOME-RFP-Application or by picking up a packet at the Office of Strategic Initiatives located at 1150 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Brownsville, Texas 78520. The application will be available starting Monday, April 25, 2022. Format and additional submission requirements can be found at https://www.cob.us/466/HOME-RFP-Application


Deadline to submit a complete application is Monday, May 16, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Central TimeApplications must be postmarked or be hand-delivered or delivered by courier by the May 16, 2022 deadline to be considered for funding to: Office of Strategic Initiatives, City of Brownsville, 1150 East Adams, 3rd Floor, Brownsville, Texas 78520. Failure to meet the submission deadline (no later than 5:00pm Central Time on May 16, 2022) will preclude a proposal from consideration by the City of Brownsville.


Additionally, a pre-bid virtual meeting will be held on Thursday, May 5, 2022 via Webex from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to provide technical assistance and to answer general questions regarding the completion of the application and the application process.  The following link may use to login in to the pre-bid meeting: https://brownsville.webex.com/brownsville/j.php?MTID=m0dd5d441d75acb32cc2769dab256bb14 , meeting number: 2499 055 0412, The meeting can also be access by calling +1-408-418-9388, access code: 2499 055 0412 . For technical assistance and general questions can be email to sandra.barba@brownsvilletx.gov  


The City of Brownsville does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission of, access to, treatment of, or employment in its programs, activities, or public meetings. Any individual with a disability in need of an accommodation is encouraged to contact the ADA Coordinator at (956) 548-6037 or 1-800-735-2989 (voice or Relay TX).   Please provide 2-3 day notice so that proper accommodations can be provided. For more information about this public notice contact the Office of Strategic Initiatives at (956) 548-6167. Para más información sobre esta publicación, contacte a la Oficina de Strategic Initiatives al (956) 548-6167.