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Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG-PS) 2017-2018

Public Notice PDF
Public Services RFP 2017-18


Brevard County Housing and Human Services (HHS) Department is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to create or preserve affordable rental units.

The County will award approximately $550,000 in State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) funds, with a maximum per unit award of $65,000.

The RFP is divided into two sections:

  • Part 1:  Instructions that outline the terms and conditions of the RFP.
  • Part 2:  An Application that must be completed in the Word and Excel files attached hereto.

A mandatory Technical Assistance training will take place from 9:00 to 10:30 on March 24, 2017.

Interested parties must submit a complete application by 11:00 a.m. April 10, 2017.

Contact Jack Peduzzi or Dorenda Christian by email at or or call 321-633-2076 with questions about the RFP.


Rental RFP Part I-a Terms and Conditions

Rental RFP Part I-b Attachments

Rental RFP Part II-a Checklist and Scoring

Rental RFP Part II-b Organization Capacity

Rental RFP Part II-c Pro Forma and Description

Rental RFP Q & A 3-24-17

Rental RFP Q & A 3-31-17


Public Notice Rental RFP 2017 Funding Recommendation




Brevard County Housing and Human Services (HHS) Department is seeking proposals from qualified organizations that desire to compete for and provide day-to-day operations of the Purchase Assistance Program (PAP) and Purchase Assistance Program Workshop (Workshop). The successful Respondent will be responsible for all purchase assistance activities including, but not limited to:

  • program marketing; intake; determination of household eligibility; income eligibility; consideration of assets; client affordability ratios; one-on-one housing counseling; preparing legal encumbrance documents; and annual client monitoring.
  • ·one-on-one, face-to-face, and group counseling specifically to local housing authority residents at a central housing authority location, at no charge to the client. Counseling will include financial management education, financial coaching and extended financial management, as defined by the Florida Housing Finance Corporation.
  • homebuyer education classes, including but not limited to, working with area lenders, realtors, and closing agents. Fair Housing, hurricane mitigation, homeowner maintenance and foreclosure prevention must be a component of all counseling and education classes.

Eligible Respondents must be a HUD certified Housing Counseling Agency and willing to adopt National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling. Additionally, the Respondent must have demonstrated capacity.

Contact Dorenda Christian or Cindy Short by email at or or call (321) 633-2076 with questions about the RFP.

Purchase Assistance Program RFP 2017

Purchase Assistance Program Policy 2014


Public Notice Purchasing Assistance Program Awarded Funds 2017







The Brevard County Housing and Human Services Department is pleased to announce the issuance of an open RFP for local government contribution(s) utilizing HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) and/or State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program funds that will be  available to proposals meeting the County’s selection criteria.  Successful applicants will be required to comply with the rules and regulations of the SHIP/HOME programs.

This is an opportunity for non-profit and/or for-profit housing developers who desire to undertake property acquisition, new construction, rehabilitation and infill for the purpose of creating or preserving affordable housing in Brevard County through Florida Housing Finance Corporation’s (FHFC) Request for Application (RFA) cycles for tax credits, State Apartment Incentive Loan (SAIL) funds and/or revenue bonds.

Funding is subject to availability. Brevard County reserves the right to reduce, amend, and/or rescind funding at any time prior to the final award and approval of any contract or agreement by the BOCC.

Applications can be downloaded from: or picked up in the Housing and Human Services offices at 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building B, Suite 106, Viera, FL 32940.  Proposals submitted electronically or by facsimile will not be accepted. In accordance with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) this ad and documents listed above may be requested in an alternative format by contacting Mr. Brian Breslin at 321-633-2076.

Completed proposal packages will be accepted from the date of issuance of an applicable RFA by FHFC and must be received by the Housing and Human Services Department no later than twenty-one (21) business days prior to the due date established by FHFC. For additional information or to receive an application, please contact Dorenda Christian (Dorenda.Christian@Brevardcounty.Us), Natasha Jones (Natasha.Jones@Brevardcounty.Us) or call (321) 633-2076 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.


RFP - Local Government Contribution

Mission Statement

To contribute to Brevard County's quality of life by assisting citizens to meet their health, social and housing requirements.

Vision Statement

A department recognized for providing citizens with human service opportunities to achieve success through collaboration with community partners.


Identify and address community needs.

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Housing & Human Services Department

Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building B, Suite 106
Viera, FL 32940

Office: (321) 633-2007
Fax: (321) 633-2170
South area toll free: 
(321) 952-4700 x2007
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