The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) Community and Economic Development Division (CED Division) is seeking proposals to be submitted from qualified entities who are interested in conducting the State of Alabama’s “2020-2024 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” (the “2020-2024 AI”). Per guidance from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), an AI is required to be conducted every five years as part of the State’s Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), Emergency Solutions Grant Program (ESG), HOME Partnerships Program (HOME), Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS Program (HOPWA), and Housing Trust Fund Program (HTF), which programs are funded by HUD and administered within the State of Alabama by the ADECA CED Division and the Alabama Housing Finance Authority (AHFA).
The ADECA CED Division’s previous “2015-2019 Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” was conducted for, and is an accompaniment to, the State of Alabama’s 2015-2019 Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the CDBG, ESG, HOME, and HOPWA Programs. That 2015-2019 AI is available on the ADECA website (
) under the “Divisions” drop down menu by clicking on the “Community and Economic Development” tab, then clicking on the “Community Development Programs” tab, then clicking on the “Strategic Plans and Action Plans” tab, then clicking on the “Alabama Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice” tab. That 2015-2019 AI is
in English and Spanish.
Please note that pursuant to this RFP, any and all proposals that are submitted in response to this RFP are to be received by ADECA’s CED Division via email on or before the close of business on May 15, 2019. If you have any questions concerning this RFP, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Shabbir Olia, who serves as the Division Chief of the ADECA CED Division, by telephone at 334-242-5468 or by email at
, or contact Dr. Kathleen Rasmussen, who serves as the Statewide Initiatives Unit Chief within the ADECA CED Division, by telephone at 334-353-0323 or by email at