Invitation to General Contractor Bid/RFP
MidPen Housing (Owner) is issuing this Invitation for Bids (RFP) to encourage qualified General Contractors to submit bids to perform substantial rehabilitation at Homestead Park. MidPen intends to rehabilitate Homestead Park, a 211 unit residential property in the City of Sunnyvale. The project will involve rehabilitation of the exteriors of 10 of Homestead Park’s buildings, site/systems work and selective interior renovations in all 211 units. The site will be fully-occupied throughout the construction process.
MidPen is seeking bids from reputable general contractors with extensive occupied rehabilitation experience to manage the construction process. The rehabilitation scope of work will be defined in this RFP through the construction drawings provided (exterior scope), and as built drawings and outline specifications for interior and site/systems work scope. The rehabilitation will include a variety of different activities as described in the bid document.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal please follow the instructions outlined in the bid document. You can access all attachments at this link.
2014 Housing Element Update - Needs Assessment Phase
Staff is starting the needs assessment process with a survey of Sunnyvale residents, workers and community members about housing concerns. The survey should take less than five minutes to complete, and can be completed online in English or Spanish, or if you prefer, you can print it in Englishor Spanish and drop it off during regular business hours at the One Stop Counter at City Hall, located at 456 W. Olive Avenue.
Visit HousingElement.inSunnyvale.com to find out about upcoming outreach events. Learn about the housing element update process, its goals and potential effects.
Nexus Study Update
In July 2012, City Council directed Housing staff to study the "nexus" or connection between new market-rate rental housing development and the level of demand for affordable housing. The nexus study has been completed by Economic & Planning Systems, and the final report is now available for public review. Staff will present the nexus study, along with public input from outreach meetings, to Council at a meeting to be held in August or September. For more information about this report or this proposal, please contact Housing staff at (408) 730-2784 or TDD (408) 730-7501.
Presentation at Planning Commission Study Session on July 22, 2013.
Housing Division Newsletter has a New Format
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RSVP today to attend one of our FREE first-time homebuyer presentations held at 6 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers at 456 W. Olive Avenue, Sunnyvale. Download the flyer to see all the 2014 dates. Learn more about first-time homebuyer opportunities in Sunnyvale. Call Housing staff at (408) 730-7250 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The new Taylor Morrison housing development located at 1044 East Duane Avenue includes several new three- and four-bedroom BMR townhomes ranging in price from $350,000 to $425,000. These homes are available for sale to qualified first-time homebuyers.
These brand new homes are regularly priced from the mid 700s. If you are a low- to moderate-income household that lives or works in Sunnyvale, visit BMR.InSunnyvale.com
to learn about our program's current eligibility requirements, or call (408) 730-7250 to speak to staff.
Be among the first to know when BMR homes become available for sale. Submit the online Interest List form and to be notified when applications for available BMR homes are being accepted, and to receive program updates, and notices about affordable housing opportunities.
Our Home Buyers webpage provides information about our Below Market Rate (BMR) Home Ownership Program and First-time homebuyer loan programs to assist you with the purchase of your first home. Real estate professionals and lenders can learn more about becoming a participating BMR Realtor or lender.
Our Home Owners webpage provides information for home improvement programs and foreclosure prevention. Information is also available for our current BMR home owners.
Our Renters Assistance webpage provides information for the Below Market Rate Rental Program and other affordable rental housing providers. Fair Housing resources for victims of discrimination as well as Landlord/Tenant mediation resources can also be found here. The Housing Division also offers grants to low-income disabled tenants to pay for retrofits necessary to improve accessibility.
The City of Sunnyvale has an Inclusionary Housing Ordinance that requires certain residential developments to provide a share of the affordable housing needed within the City. More information about this and other resources are available at our Developers and Landlords webpage, including fair housing requirements.
The City of Sunnyvale receives federal funding to assist with our efforts to provide affordable housing, community development programs, and public services to benefit primarily low- to very-low-income households. Visit our HUD Programs webpage to review HUD Program related reports and to learn more about the City of Sunnyvale's programs.
The City of Sunnyvale is affirmatively furthering fair housing and complying with State and federal fair housing laws. These laws prohibit discrimination against a persons race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or children. Learn more about your Fair Housing rights and responsibilities. Visist our Fair Housing webpage to access resources available to you.
Study issue to consider revisions to the City’s Zoning Code regarding conversions of mobile home parks to other uses.