REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) For Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers

The Housing Authority of the County of San Mateo (HACSM) is pleased to announce the release on 12//18 of a Request for Proposals (“RFP”) for Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers

HACSM is inviting qualified affordable housing developers to submit applications for participation in the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program.  Applications will be accepted for units in new construction and acquisition projects.  HACSM’s goal for this RFP is to incent development of new and newly-affordable permanent housing, with a high priority on the creation of permanent affordable apartments for extremely-low income and very-low income households, including those experiencing homelessness and those with other special needs as defined in this RFP.  HACSM will make available up to a total of 250 Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers for projects selected as a result of this RFP.

 The San Mateo County Department of Housing will make available California Emergency Solutions and Housing (CESH) Program funds totaling approximately $596,075 for eligible projects selected as a result of this RFP.   

Applicants are required to submit applications though City Data Services at Please see cover page of RFP for login details. Please note that applications sent via e-mail or postal service mail will not be accepted. 

Should you have questions regarding this RFP, please email them to DOH will regularly post responses to questions on this webpage.

The application deadline is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 11, 2019.
Questions and Answers (Q&A) received as of January 9, 2019, are posted below.