Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services is pleased to announce the release of the Ontario Priorities Housing Initiative (OPHI) Request for Proposal (RFP) – Year 2.   This RFP consists of a Rental Housing Component (Capital Funding) and a Rent Supplement Component.

Ontario’s Community Housing Renewal Strategy is a multi-year plan to stabilize and grow Ontario’s community housing sector, with the aim of achieving the following outcomes and measures of success:

• Increased supply and appropriate mix of affordable and adequate housing

• People have improved access to affordable housing and supports that meet their needs to achieve housing stability

• Improved efficiency of the community housing system to ensure value for money and long term sustainability

Deadline for Submission: December 3, 2019 at 4:00pm

Please do not hesitate to contact OAHS if you have any questions, or if we can be of any assistance to you.  All inquiries should be sent to ophi@oahssc.ca.

Submission Requirements and Documentation

All the supporting documents, guidelines, and appendices for this RFP can be found here.
OPHI Request for Proposals
Schedule 1: OPHI Program Guidelines
Schedule 2: Glossary of Terms
Schedule 3: Request for Proposal Template
Schedule 4: Rental Housing Capital Component Budget
Schedule 5: Rent Supplement Request Budget
Schedule 6: Frequently Asked Questions
Schedule 7: RFP Submission Checklist
Schedule 8: Operating Cash Flow Example
Schedule 9: Allowable Rents 2018