This solicitation closed on November 30, 2022. The City of Saint Paul accepted applications from October 27, 2022 through November 30, 2022.


The goal of this RFP is to offer the City’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding to developers to facilitate the creation of multifamily rental housing that includes units affordable to households at or below the 30% Area Median Income level ($35,190 for a family of four).

This RFP has an additional focus on permanent supportive housing and prioritizing equitable development. Scoring Criteria and other information is provided in the RFP Guidance document.

Eligibility Requirements

Projects must meet all the following criteria to be eligible to receive funding:

  • Anticipated financial closing date no later than the end of 2024.
  • Multi-family rental project located in Saint Paul, with a minimum of 4 units.
  • Rental housing and/or permanent supportive housing project.
  • Project creates new 30% AMI units (through new construction or adaptive reuse).
  • At least 10% of the units in the project are rent and income restricted to households earning at or below 30% of the Area Median Income.
  • Minimum affordability term of 30 years. 

Last Edited: April 10, 2023