Permanent Supportive Housing Hotel Conversion - Request For Proposals (RFP)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Congress passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), Public Law 117-2; intended to provide funding for local economic recovery and pandemic response. The City of Baltimore received $641 million in one-time ARPA funding, of which MOHS received $75 million. Of this allocation, MOHS has committed $45,015,988 in funding for building more Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH).

Through this Request for Proposals (RFP), MOHS and the Department of Real Estate are seeking qualified non-profits, for-profits, or joint ventures that will rehabilitate and operate permanent supportive housing at three adjacent City-owned sites (Sleep Inn and Suites located at 300 N. Front Street; Holiday Inn Express located at 221 N. Gay Street; and the parking lot located between these two hotels at 320 N. Front Street). Proposals should include comprehensive onsite supportive services such as individualized service plans, case management services, medical screenings, mental health assistance, and life management skills.


Proposal Submission Deadline

Respondents must email one (1) PDF electronic copy of the Proposal and all required supporting documents to BaltimorePSH@lesardevelopment.com on FridayAugust 16, 2024, by 3:00 pm. Late submissions will not be considered. The City of Baltimore may request additional application materials and/or information at a later date.

For more information on the proposal submission requirements, view the full Request for Proposals (RFP) document.


Timeline

The timeline is subject to change as needed to meet the goals and priorities of MOHS. Any changes to the competition process or timeline will be posted.

July 3, 2024

RFP Released

July 15, 2024

MOHS will host a virtual Bidder's Conference at 3:00 pm to provide technical assistance.

July 22, 2024

DEADLINE: Potential respondents interested in touring the hotel properties are required to complete registration by 3:00 pm. Register here.

July 24 - 26, 2024

Potential respondents who have completed registration may conduct a hotel site visit between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (by appointment only).

July 29, 2024

DEADLINE: All questions must be submitted to BaltimorePSH@lesardevelopment.com by 5:00 pm.

August 2, 2024

RFP Q&A Addendum will be released

August 16, 2024

DEADLINE: Respondents must email one (1) PDF electronic copy of the Proposal and all required supporting documents to
BaltimorePSH@lesardevelopment.com on August 16, 2024, by 3:00 pm.

August 19 - 30, 2024

Review/Scoring of Proposals

September/October 2024

Conditional Award Notices Issued

TBD

Transfer of Ownership

TBD

Construction Start Date

Resources


Contact

For questions regarding the RFP, please email BaltimorePSH@lesardevelopment.com