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Recovery Housing Program

The New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority (MFA) and the Department of Finance and Administration, Local Government Division (DFA) are seeking requests for proposal on the Recovery Housing Pilot Program (RHP). The Recovery Housing Pilot Program authorizes assistance to grantees (states) to provide stable, temporary housing to individuals in recovery from a substance use disorder.

Recovery Housing Program RFP Timeline

Activity Date
Request for Proposal (RFP) Release Date Thursday, April 21, 2022
RFP FAQ’s Answered Monday, April 25, 2022
RFP FAQ’s Answered Wednesday, April 27, 2022
RFP FAQ’s Answered/FAQ  submission closes Friday, April 29, 2022
RFP Proposals Due at MFA Wednesday, May 4, 2022
MFA to notify Offerors of Deficiency Items Friday, May 6, 2022
Deadline for Corrections to Deficiency Items Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Preliminary Award Letters to Agencies Wednesday, May 25, 2022
Protest Period Begins Thursday, May 26, 2022
Protest Period Ends Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Award Recommendations to MFA Board Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Final Notification of Awards (Upon Board Approval) Thursday, June 16, 2022
Performance Agreements Sent to Service Providers Thursday, June 30, 2022

Recovery Housing Program Resources

Recovery Housing Program FAQ: Questions and Answers

Please be advised that the question submission period is now closed.

Question: 

Can RHP grant funds be used in whole or in part to repair an existing structure purchased by the agency or to construct new structures once the land is purchased?

Answer: 

No, RHP grant funds are limited to the Acquisition of Real Property; funds can only be used for the purchase of a property. 

The Agency is responsible for securing additional funding to repair an existing structure or construct new structure(s) once the land is purchased. In addition, the agency must develop a plan and demonstrate the agency’s capacity (programmatically and financially) to ensure the property is placed into Recovery Housing Service according to RHP program requirements.