The City and County of Honolulu, Department of Community Services ("DCS"), is seeking proposals from qualified, private nonprofit organizations to lease City properties to provide housing for persons with special needs.  The properties are identified as follows: 

  Location:          1027 Lowell Place
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
  TMK: 1-6-006: 080  
            Improvements:  A two story duplex, ten bedroom   residential building with a garage.  The   building is of masonry and wood frame.    Parcel is 5,271 square feet.   
  Use:  Permanent housing for elderly. 
      2. HALOA DRIVE 
  Location:  1322 Haloa Drive    
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96818  
  TMK:  9-9-047: 081  
  Improvements: A wood frame, single family dwelling   consisting of four bedrooms, two   bathrooms, and a two car garage.    Parcel is 6,180 square feet.       
  Use:  Transitional housing group home for   youth. 
  Location:  1828 Makuahine Street
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
  TMK:  1-6-028: 040
  Improvements: A one story, single family dwelling   consisting of three bedrooms and three   bathrooms, three office spaces, a   dining room, two living rooms, a   laundry, and two kitchen areas.  Parcel   is 8,414 square feet.
  Use:    A shelter for runaway and homeless   youth. 
  Location:  Confidential site on Oahu
  Improvements: A three story apartment building   containing six (6) two bedroom, two   bathroom units; one unit is reserved for   the resident manager. Parcel is 6,800   square feet.
  Use:  Transitional housing for victims of   domestic violence and their children. 
  Location:  710 Kunawai Lane
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
  TMK: 1-7-037: 044
  Improvements: A five (5) bedroom, two bath, single   family detached dwelling.  Parcel is   3,212 square feet.
  Use:  Permanent housing for elderly.     
  Location:  91-1015 Makaaloa Street
  Ewa Beach, Hawaii 96706
  TMK:  9-1-067:  002
  Improvements: A single family, two story dwelling   containing five (5) bedrooms, three   baths and a garage.  Parcel is 3,724   square feet.
  Use:  Transitional housing for homeless   youth.
  Location:  1816 Alewa Drive
  Honolulu, Hawaii 96817
  Improvements: A two story, 6 bedroom, 2.5 bath   respite center with staff offices and two   multi-purpose activity rooms.  Parcel is   29,103 square feet.
  Use:  The property may be used as either:  a)    a senior community center, b) a senior   day care center, c) a senior assisted   living or residential facility (group   home), d) a respite center for persons   with Alzheimer’s Disease and their   families, or e) other special needs uses   to be considered by the City.   
Preference will be given to those proposals that do not require displacement of clientele.  Consideration will NOT be given to proposals requesting assistance for expenses required to carry out the regular responsibilities and operations of the proposing organization.

Selection of organizations to lease the properties and the lease are subject to the approval of the City Council.  The properties were assisted with funds fromthe Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program and/or the HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) program and thus are subject to certain restrictions on use and management which are more fully described in the full Request for Proposals.

A Public Informational Meeting will be held on May 18, 2016 at the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street,  Second Floor Conference Room 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813 at 10:00 am.

Requests for clarifications or interpretations of any provision in the RFP may be submitted by a person in writing and delivered, mailed, emailed, or faxed to the Department of Community Services no later than 2:00 pm on June 03, 2016.   

Interested parties may obtain a request for proposals packet at no charge from the Department of Community Services, 715 South King Street, Suite 205, Honolulu, Hawaii 96813.  Proposals must be submitted no later than 2:00 pm on June 16, 2016.

Questions regarding the Request for Proposals may be referred to Stephen Karel at 768-7753 or Lanz Dong at 768-7757.

Department of Community Services

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