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 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]. 




Request for Quotes (RFQ) Annual Recertification Services

Spokane Housing Authority (SHA) is requesting quotes for a one-time project to complete a portion of the agency’s Housing Choice Voucher program annual recertifications. SHA anticipates the project will include approximately 2,000-2,500 annual recertifications, with an expectation that the backlog will be completed within 6-8 months after contract execution. SHA subsidizes more than 5,000 Housing Choice Voucher Units and currently completes its annual recertifications by mail.

Proposals are due July 01, 2022, by 3:00 pm PST.

RFQ Annual Recertification Services Guidelines

Attachment HUD-5369-B

Attachment HUD-5369-C

RFQ for Housing Inspection Services

RFQ ISSUE DATE: March 27, 2022

PROPOSALS DUE DATE: April 14, 2022, by 4:00 pm PST

Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspections

PURPOSE: The Spokane Housing Authority is seeking to engage the services of a qualified inspection
firm certified to perform HQS Inspections to of their Project-Based Voucher (PBV) units to ensure
compliance with Housing Quality Standards as defined by the Department of Housing and Urban
Development. The inspections will be scheduled by the inspection company and the data results will
be returned to the Spokane Housing Authority in a clear, concise format acceptable to Spokane
Housing Authority. The inspection data will be submitted at the completion of each day’s

Firms with extensive home inspection experience but not yet certified in HQS inspections are also
encouraged to submit proposals; however, should include a plan to obtain an HQS certification
within 90 days of contract award.

Projected term of contract: Two (2) year with option to extend the contract for three additional
years at one (1) year intervals.

Full details in the RFQ at this link.