Funding to support the creation of emergency and supportive housing in Newburgh

NEWBURGH – The City of Newburgh has released a request for proposals (RFP #5.20) for reimbursement of expenses directly related to the creation of emergency, transitional, and/or supportive housing. 

With funding from the State Attorney General’s Office, through the Cities RISE grant program, Newburgh hopes to support the work of its non-profit partners developing emergency and supportive housing. 

The city will reimburse qualified applicants for certain pre-development costs including, but not limited to, site acquisition, design, permitting, or municipal approvals that are associated with the new construction of a building or the adaptive reuse of an existing property to create housing or related services.

Funds may not be used for administrative costs in connection with providing housing or support services. 

Each applicant may apply for funding for up to 30 units of housing and up to $1,500 of pre-development costs per unit of emergency, transitional, or supportive housing planned. 

The RFP is due to the Office of the Comptroller by no later than 4 p.m. on June 30. 

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for Reimbursement of Pre-Development Expenses for Emergency, Transitional, and/or Supportive Housing can be found on the Planning and Development Department webpage under RFQs & RFPs:…

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