Request For Qualifications- Development Services for SHA for Possible Turnkey Development of the Appleway Site

The Spokane Housing Authority (SHA) is seeking a development entity (hereinafter referred to as “Turnkey Developer”) interested in serving as the Turnkey Developer for the development of the Appleway Site to respond to this Request for Qualifications (RFQ).

The Turnkey Developer selected through this process must demonstrate the expertise, capacity, and track record to
redevelop the site.

All questions or requests for clarifications regarding this RFQ must be submitted in writing and directed to the following email address: [email protected]. SHA will disregard any communications sent in any other manner with respect to this RFQ.
All questions or requests for clarification concerning this RFQ must be received by SHA no later than 12:00 PM Pacific Time, on April 19, 2024. Questions or requests for clarifications received after this time and date will not be considered.

Submittal Deadline:

Submittals must be received by SHA no later than 5:00 pm Pacific time on May 8, 2024. SHA will only accept electronic bookmarked pdfs to SHA’s Sharepoint Upload Folder.

SHA will not consider any submittals received after the deadline. SHA will provide all responders with an acknowledgment of
receipt. All submittals received will become the property of SHA.

Request For Proposals- Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) for New Construction of Affordable Housing in Spokane County

Spokane Housing Authority (SHA) is seeking proposals from developers interested in applying for Project Based Vouchers (PBV) to be used in multi-family affordable housing rental project(s) that serve Elderly (62 or older) or Near Elderly (55 or older) very low- or extremely low-income households in Spokane County. SHA is accepting PBV proposals to allocate up to a total of 100 vouchers to projects located in Spokane County that can serve families at or below 50% of the Area Median Income (AMI).

SHA is looking for experienced developers capable of delivering high quality affordable housing for this underserved population. Successful proposals will demonstrate experience with the type, size, scale and complexity of housing proposed to be developed.

As a result of this RFP, awards may be funded to single or multiple projects depending on available resources. SHA reserves the right as the result of our review to determine the best mix of resources for a proposed project. SHA encourages proposals from developers that will in increase housing stock and overall availability to affordable housing in Spokane County.

Full RFQ – pdf format

Technical Correction – Scoring Rubric

RFQ Submission
Proposers must submit one (1) copy of the proposal in an electronic format by March 22, 2024 by 4:00 PM Pacific Daylight Time. Brevity is strongly encouraged. The reviewers will not consider materials that are not requested below.

The electronic copy should be emailed to: [email protected] with the Subject: RFP for PBV

The proposals must be typed.

To be considered responsive, each submittal should:

  • Be presented in an 8.5” X 11” format, either vertical or horizontal; and
  • Be typed with a font size no smaller than 10 points.

No facsimile proposals will be accepted. No hard copy proposals will be accepted.

Request For Proposals- Hifumi En New Construction Low Income Housing Tax Credit Investor and Construction Lender

The Spokane Housing Authority (“SHA”) has formed the Hifumi en LLLP, a Washington limited liability limited partnership, to design, develop, construct, and operate the new Hifumi en project located in Spokane, Washington. SHA seeks proposals to finance this new construction project from organizations willing to serve in one or more of the following roles:
– An investor / limited partner for $2,163,557 in annual 9% Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (“LIHTCs”)
– A construction lender for a construction loan of approximately $15,600,000 to supplement a planned $5,000,000 owner’s construction loan.
This RFP is not an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any security. Investment in the tax credit partnership may be made by the selected partner only upon negotiation of a mutually satisfactory limited partnership agreement and related documents.
Any questions pertaining to this RFP must be submitted in writing to the RFP Coordinator:
Paul Trautman, Development Manager Tel: 509-252-7148 [email protected]

Full RFQ – pdf format

RFQ Submission
Proposals shall be submitted by September 13, 2023 by 4:30 PM Pacific Daylight Time.
Submit proposal via email to RFP Coordinator Paul Trautman at [email protected]. Proposers should email one electronic file in a PDF format containing all submission materials. To ensure proper identification and receipt, state “Hifumi en Lender Investor Proposal” in the email subject line. A reply acknowledging receipt of the proposal will be emailed.

Request For Qualifications- General Contractor for the Hifumi-en Apartments Project in Spokane, WA

Hifumi-en LLLP as owner and Spokane Housing Authority as developer (together referred to herein as “SHA”) are requesting interested general contractors to submit their qualifications to provide general contractor services including pre-construction, sitework, offsite infrastructure, building construction, and building demolition for the Hifumi-en Apartments. This project includes new construction of an 86-unit 3-story apartment building and demolition of the existing 41-unit Hifumi-en apartment building all at the Spokane, WA addresses listed above with estimated hard construction costs between $20-22M. This estimated cost includes contractor overhead, profit, bond and general conditions but excludes sales tax, furnishings, and contingency. Hifumi-en Apartments LLLP intends to enter a negotiated construction contract with the successful general contractor.

Full RFQ – pdf format

RFQ Submission
Interested general contractors (“submitters”) must complete documentation required in Part II of this RFQ and return via email to Spokane Housing Authority by 4:30 PM on Monday, July 17, 2023. Submissions must be emailed to [email protected].
This RFQ is coordinated by Paul Trautman. Submitters may contact Mr. Trautman at [email protected] or 509-252-7148 with RFP questions until 4:30 PM on July 12 (the Clarification Deadline) or to confirm timely receipt of their RFQ submission. RFQ responses will be reviewed and, depending on the number of responses, screened to create a short list of firms for interview. The owner will select the most qualified firm to deliver the requested General Contractor services.

Request for Proposals (RFP) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Tenant-Based Supportive Services Program

The Spokane Housing Authority (SHA) has issued an RFP to identify and select eligible service providers for its Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program with Supportive Services within Spokane County. Interested parties will find complete RFP Guidelines on the SHA’s website at: You may also request the RFP by emailing Arielle Anderson, Housing Assistance Programs Director, at [email protected] or calling (509) 724-7859.  Proposals are due June 30, 2023 at 4:00 pm PST via email to [email protected].

The full RFP is available at this link.

NOTICE OF INVITATION FOR BID – Spokane Housing Authority Central Office-Tenant Improvements and HVAC Upgrade

Sealed bids will be received by the Spokane Housing Authority at the Authority Office, 25 W. Nora, Spokane, WA, for the tenant improvements on its Central Office located in Spokane, WA as follows: Contractors shall submit their Basic Bid proposals in a sealed envelope no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, March 10th, 2023. Proposals received after that time will not be considered. All proposals will be time stamped upon receipt. They will be opened and publicly read at 1:00 p.m. on the same date. The opening will be done in person at the Spokane Housing Authority Main Offices identified below.


Brian Jennings, Housing Development Director
[email protected]
TDD/TTY: (800)548-2546

The following are also available at the Spokane Regional Plan Center.



Basic Info



Additional Attachments

Wednesday, February 15, 2023 10:00 AM PST

Wednesday, February 22, 2023, 3:00 PM PST

Spokane Housing Authority
Attn: Brian Jennings, Housing Development Director
25 W Nora, Spokane, WA 99205


Friday, March 10, 2023, 12:00 PM PST


Section 3, Minority- and/or women-owned businesses are encouraged to respond


Request For Qualifications- Architectural/Engineering(A&E) Services

The Spokane Housing Authority (SHA) is seeking a qualified professional firm to provide architect-engineer services for the design and construction observation of an 86-unit residential building on East 8th Avenue near the Perry District.

Addendum 1 (posted 1/26/2023)

Responses will be accepted until 2:00 P.M., Monday, February 6, 2023 

RFQ Architect-Engineer for Hifumi-En Development



Please submit hard copies as described in the offering to:  

Spokane Housing Authority 

Attn: Gary Harper
Procurement Specialist
25 W. Nora Ave
Spokane, WA 99205 


If deemed necessary, interviews of qualified firms based on SHA criteria will be carried out following review of submissions. Final selection shall take place on or before Friday February 17, 2023. 


For questions, please contact Gary Harper, Procurement Specialist, Spokane Housing Authority via email [email protected].