You're Invited: Request for Proposals and Technical Assistance Kickoff
In preparation for the 2020 RFP/2021 HTC Round 1, you're invited to an RFP and Technical Assistance (TA) Kickoff Meeting.
We will share new information about the 2020 RFP/2021 HTC Round 1, including updates on funding and resource requirements, scoring requirements, and guidance on how to submit a competitive application. Whether you are new to the RFP or have applied previously, the RFP and TA Kickoff will be informative.
The RFP and TA Kickoff is not a replacement for more focused, project-specific TA, which will begin after January 10 and can be scheduled by contacting Technicalassistancerequest.mhfa.state.mn.us to discuss specifics about your proposal or ask questions about applying.
Thursday, February 13 with a morning session from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and afternoon breakouts from 1:15-3:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. - Morning Session
This large group session led by Minnesota Housing staff will cover the RFP process, important policy updates related to funding sources such as Housing Tax Credits and Housing Infrastructure Bonds, as well as important application information related to underwriting, supportive housing, asset management and more.
1:15-3:30 p.m. - Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Each of the following five breakout sessions will be offered at 1:15 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. You may register for up to two sessions. They are only available to attend in person. Space is limited so register early.
- Housing Infrastructure Bonds (HIBs) and Supportive Housing Topics: Completing a Competitive Application (Capacity – 38 participants per session)
- Housing Tax Credits (HTCs): Review and provide feedback on the Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), Income Averaging and Unique Conditions (Capacity – 28 participants per session)
- Underwriting and Deal Structuring Topics (Capacity - 16 participants per session)
- Application Fundamentals: Completing the Application, the Scoring Process, and Other Application Considerations (Capacity – 17 participants per session)
- Design and Architectural Issues, Energy, and Environmental Concerns (Capacity – 8 participants per session)
Space is limited, so please register by February 10 for the sessions that work for you: