Public Notice

City of Wilmington FY2016 Public Service Request for Proposals

NOTE: In the event the City of Wilmington government offices close due to the impending snowfall that is forecast for the area, applications will be due by 4:00 p.m. on the next business day that offices are open.

The City of Wilmington Department of Real Estate and Housing is soliciting applications from qualified nonprofit organizations interested in providing services that address one or more of the public service needs targeted in the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and Housing Opportunities for People with Aids (HOPWA) programs.

For complete information and the application, download a copy of the RFP here.

You may also request or pick up copies from the Department of Real Estate and Housing, 800 North French Street, 7th Floor, Wilmington, Delaware, or by emailing Vaughn Watson at to request that an RFP be emailed to you.

Pre-Application Meeting

Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend a pre-application meeting on Wednesday, January 7, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Constituent Services Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Louis L. Redding City County Building, 800 N. French Street, Wilmington, Delaware 19801. The purpose of the meeting is to answer questions regarding the application process, scoring, and expectations. Light refreshments will be provided.

RFP Deadline

All applications must be received in the City of Wilmington Department of Real Estate and Housing, 800 North French Street, 7th Floor, Wilmington, Delaware 19801, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2015. Late submissions and postmarks will not be accepted. Hand delivery of applications is recommended.

Persons who are hearing impaired should call TTY (800) 232-5460 for assistance.

Funding Timeline

Application funding recommendations made by the Advisory Committee will be forwarded to the Mayor and made available for a 30-day public comment period. Once HUD approves the plan and funds are released, a funding agreement will be signed between the City of Wilmington and the subrecipient. Funding agreements will have a completion date of 12 months from date of contract.

Contact Real Estate and Housing

Mailing Address

Department of Real Estate and Housing
Louis L. Redding City/County Building
800 N. French Street, 7th Floor
Wilmington DE 19801

Phone: (302) 576-3000

Fax: (302) 573-5588

Wilmington Housing Partnership: (302) 576-3000

Housing Rehabilitation Loans: (302) 576-3000