How to apply:

  1. Review the Guidelines and Application Instructions document, Budget and Application Forms, and each of the Appendix Documents (see document links below)
  2. Attend an Information Session (strongly encouraged)
  3. Visit the RFP website regularly, following Information Sessions through Monday August 7, to see updated Q&A 
  4. Complete application materials
    1. Agency Application
    2. One Project Application and budget document for each proposed project
    3. Application Cover Sheet 
    4. If applicable, Capital Determination of Eligibility Application         
  5. Submit completed application materials and attachments - see Guidelines and Application Instructions for a full list of documents and submittal deadline

If you have any questions about the Homeless Investments RFP, please contact:

 Seán Walsh via email at  

Dear Potential RFP Applicant,   HSD is anticipating a very high number of Homeless Investments RFP application submissions leading up to the September 5 deadline, and the application submission system may experience a logjam.  

We highly recommend applicants attempt to upload as early as possible. You can upload multiple documents at one time (up to 100MB). If you prefer, you can drop off a hard copy at the front desk of HSD as outlined in the Guidelines and Applications Instructions by 4pm on September 5.  

If you do attempt to upload and encounter a submission error, please continue to try to upload your application documents. Your application(s) will still meet the RFP deadline if submission is attempted before 4pm on September 5. Please take a screenshot of any error message and email it to so we are aware of the upload error.   Thank you.

Guidelines and Application Instructions

Applications and Budget Forms

Appendix Documents

Technical Assistance Sessions

HSD has partnered with the Nonprofit Assistance Center (NAC) to provide technical assistance for applicants who wish to respond to the Homeless Investments RFP. To schedule a technical assistance appointment, applicants should contact Nourah Yonous at Technical assistance can be provided in person, by phone or via email depending on what is mutually most appropriate and convenientApplicants may schedule one technical assistance session by appointment, and may request additional sessions based on NAC availability (priority will go toward ensuring each applicant requesting technical assistance receives at least one session). Applicants are strongly encouraged to schedule appointments as early as possible, as a high volume of requests close to the application deadline will result in limited availability