The Housing Authority of the City of Columbia, South Carolina (Columbia Housing) is seeking Statements of Qualifications from interested development teams to partner in the redevelopment of existing communities and to offer new development opportunities that will expand the affordable housing portfolio.
The selected Development Teams, working in concert with Columbia Housing, will be responsible for design, financing, construction and implementation of one or more comprehensive development projects in the City of Columbia and Richland County. All development efforts will be designed to serve the goals of Columbia Housing and address housing needs for a broad range of income participants.
The selection process under this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) will provide Columbia Housing with the option of selecting one or more Development Teams to serve as Fee Developer or Development Partner. Columbia Housing will enter into various agreements with the selected Development Teams to design, build and finance the development efforts. It is the intent of Columbia Housing to negotiate with the selected Developers and to execute development agreements that will serve as the controlling documents for implementation of the development efforts.
The selected Developers will be responsible for all Design, Master Planning, Financing, Pre-development and Final development activities in coordination with Columbia Housing. Interested individuals, firms or entities with experience in the development of mixed-income and mixed-use real estate projects are encouraged to respond to this Request for Qualifications.