Development request for proposals

Hennepin County offers several grant opportunities and programs to support housing and development projects throughout the county. To maximize county resources and make the application process more efficient for those seeking funding, the county solicits an annual coordinated development request for proposals (RFP) every year. The RFP is typically posted during the first week of January. Programs that may be included in the annual RFP through the county’s Community Works department and Housing and Redevelopment Authority are listed below with more information.

Applications for development funding due February 6, 2020

View the coordinated development RFP and submit your application using the Hennepin County Supplier Portal.

Up to $9.5 million is available through three different programs this year, including:

All application materials will be due by February 6, 2020, at 3 p.m.

Information session

Come learn more about the programs included in this year's coordinated development RFP, including both capital and housing services funding, at an open information session:

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Affordable housing incentive fund

The Affordable Housing Incentive Fund (AHIF) provides capital financing to create or preserve long-term affordable housing units throughout Hennepin County for very low-income households. Applicants may include government agencies, nonprofit organizations, housing developers or lenders. Financing may support acquisition, rehabilitation and new construction activities.

Learn more about the Affordable Housing Incentive Fund. 


Spencer Agnew at or call 612-348-2205

HOME Investment Partnerships program

The HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) is a flexible federal grant program that allows Hennepin County to fund affordable housing activities for very low and low-income families or individuals, homeless families, and persons with special needs.

To review federal regulations for the HOME Program, visit U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). For additional program guidelines search 24 CFR Part 92.

Current HOME funded projects are listed in the annual Consolidated Action Plan. Recently completed projects are listed in the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Reports (CAPER). 


Tonja West-Hafner at or call 612-348-2599

Learn more about federal housing programs at Hennepin County.

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