Request for Proposals


Administration of Residential Building Assistance Program


This Request for Proposals (RFP) is being issued by the Town of Manchester Planning & Economic Development Department (Department). The Department is responsible for coordinating the solicitation of professional services for the administration of a residential building assistance program (program). The Department is seeking applications from community agencies that currently operate such programs and that could provide services as described in the RFP.

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The following timeline is subject to change based on the number of proposals received and the time needed for award processing.

  • RFP Release Date - August 29, 2023
  • Deadline for Respondents to Submit Questions – September 29, 2023
  • RFP Close Date - October 13, 2023
  • Anticipated Award Announcement Date – November 1, 2023
  • Anticipated Program Target Start Date – December 1, 2023

If you have questions about this request for proposals, please email


Submission Instructions 

Responses should be marked “RFP Response - Administration of Residential Building Assistance Program” and must be received no later than October 13, 2023, by 4:30 P.M. Responses may be emailed to or postmarked or delivered to the address below.

Manchester Planning and Economic Development Department

PO Box 191

494 Main Street

Manchester, CT 06045-0191


Request for Proposal Q&A


Should applicants provide a list of references with the proposal?

Applicants can include a list of references with the proposal to expedite the review process. References should include previous or current clients or partner organizations that can speak to the applicant's expertise and experience in delivering similar programs to the ones proposed or with experience in grants management.


What is the payment process for the grant?

The selected applicant should plan to submit invoices for reimbursement on a monthly basis. This schedule ensures that program activity complies with the Compliance and Reporting Guidance for the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds. The Town of Manchester Accounting Department processes payments efficiently. The average wait time for payment processing is approximately two weeks.