Austin Public Health PSH Services Solicitation
RFA-006-Permanent Supportive Housing Services 2021-MS
The Austin Public Health (APH) seeks applications in response to this Request for Application (RFA) from qualified social services providers (Applicants) to provide Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) supportive services to individuals and households experiencing chronic homelessness. The awarded agency will rapidly find housing for the referred household. All referred households will have been awarded ongoing rental assistance vouchers from area Public Housing Authorities, either the Housing Authority of the City of Austin (HACA) or the Housing Authority of Travis County (HATC).
Funding and Timeline
Department: Austin Public Health
Application Due Date: October 13, 2021 by 3 PM CST
Total Funding Amount: $1,050,000
Applicants may apply for a minimum of $350,000 per 12-month contract term. Austin Public Health anticipates awarding up to three Agreements.
Contract Term: The Agreements will have an effective start date of November 2021 for a 12-month period, and three 12-month extension options. All extension options are conditional upon City Council approval of the Budget.
Solicitations Questions and Answers
Questions must be submitted via email to the Authorized Contact Person or through Partnergrants database.
Authorized Contact Person:
Social Services Funding Specialist
Questions regarding the RFA are due on or before: October 12, 2021 by 3 PM CST
- Technical questions regarding submitting applications in Partnergrants can be submitted until October 12, 2021 by 3 PM CST
- Youtube Videos can be viewed here: Applying for Partnergrants Solicitation: Part 1 Threshold Review and
- Applying for Partnergrants Solicitation: Part 2 Final Application.
Pre-Bid Conferences - same material will be presented at both meetings
Pre-Bid Conference Call 1: Wednesday, September 29, 2021 9:00 – 10:30 AM CST
Pre-Bid Conference Call Presentation:Powerpoint Presentation
Pre-Bid Conference Call Attendance: Attendance List
Other materials covered on the conference call can be found in the list of RFA 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.
|Doc||File Description||Type||Date of Document|
|3||PROGRAM BUDGET AND NARRATIVE||Excel||7-28-21|
|4||COA CERTIFICATIONS AND DISCLOSURES||7-28-21|
|A||THRESHOLD REVIEW FORM- NA||7-28-21|
|B||STANDARD SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS||7-28-21|
|C||RFA SCOPE OF WORK||7-28-21|
|D||APH CLIENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS||7-28-21|
|E||STANDARD APH AGREEMENT BOILERPLATE||7-28-21|
|F||Applying for APH-Funded Opportunity - Partnergrants Instruction||7-28-21|