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Emergency Solution Grant & Supportive Services

 Now Accepting Proposals  


City of Charlotte Neighborhood & Business Services and Mecklenburg County Community Support Services are soliciting proposals for projects that will provide services to families who are homeless with children. The City's Emergency Solutions Grant and the County's Housing Stability and Supportive Services dollars are the available funds.

This coordinated RFP provides a streamlined process for CSS and NBS to review applications and award funding to organizations most qualified to address the target population's needs. Applicants may choose to apply for one or both funding sources available. Applying for funding from both funding sources related to rapid rehousing is highly recommended when appropriate.

Request for Proposals for ESG and Supportive Services funds

All Applicants Must Complete:

Complete for ESG Fund Requests:

Complete for Support Service Fund Requests:

 Multifamily Development - 2016 Tax Credit Set Aside

The City of Charlotte is making funding available to developers receiving a North Carolina Housing Finance Agency (NCHFA) Tax-Credit award for new construction and/or rehabilitation of multi-family housing developments serving households earning 60 percent or below the area median income. The City of Charlotte Affordable Housing Development Program provides local alignment with state supported developments and allow for greater local leverage of tax credit awards.

RFP Documents    

 Multifamily Rental Rehabilitation

The City of Charlotte is seeking multi-family developers and owners to provide proposals for the acquisition and rehabilitation (or rehabilitation only) of multi-family housing to increase the diversity of housing options in Charlotte. Funding will be available where rehabilitation will substantially improve the quality of the housing stock.
Proposals will be considered based on a mix of incomes, energy efficiency improvements and increased leveraging. The City anticipates approximately $3 million in local and/or federal funding available in this fiscal year.

The RFP can be downloaded by clicking here.

The RFP Schedule

Request for Proposal PostingSeptember 17, 2015
Proposal Due Date:
Neighborhood & Business Services
600 East Trade Street Suite 104
Charlotte, NC 28202
Rolling submittals
Housing & Neighborhood Development CommitteeQuarterly
City Council ApprovalQuarterly


Closed Requests For Proposals

 Tenant Based Rental Assistance with optional joint County Supportive Services funding

For the purposes of this RFP, NBS will allocate up to $600,000 Tenant Based Rental Assistance –HOME funds for temporary rental subsidies for up to twelve months to eligible households experiencing a housing crisis. Contracts will be issued for one year of funding with a two year funding term and an optional one year renewal based on performance and fund availability.  Applicants may also apply for County supportive services to supportive services to provide case management support.

For the purposes of this RFP, CSS will allocate up to $500,000 for supportive services for one fiscal year and up to two fiscal years depending on recipient performance, funding availability and the eligible population served. One or multiple awards may be awarded. In its discretion, CSS will allocate Housing Stability and Supportive Services (HSS) funds based on a 1 to 15 social worker to client ratio to qualified RFP respondents.

Advertisement of RFP:September 25, 2015
Pre-Submittal Meeting:

October 8 at 2pm Wilmore Room

City of Charlotte, Neighborhood and Business Services
600 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202

Deadline for Questions:October 16, 2015

November 4, 2015 at 5pm

City of Charlotte, Neighborhood and Business Services
600 East Trade Street
Charlotte, NC 28202


City FY16 TBRA Application
TBRA Application Forms
Joint Funding Request Instructions
Joint Funding Request Coversheet
County Supportive Services Application
County Application Form B
County Application Form C
County Application Form D
County Application Form E
County Application Form F

2015 Tax Credit Developments:

  1. City of Charlotte Standard Pro-forma2015 Supportive Housing RFP:

2015 RFP - Developers Information: