Request for Proposals

Regional Housing Strategic Plan

Southwest Louisiana Economic Development Alliance

Lake Charles, LA

Posted: 11/05/2013
Submittal Deadline: 12/06/2013


The SWLA Economic Development Alliance (The Alliance) was awarded a grant from the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program for the purpose of creating a strategic plan for housing for the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, and Jefferson Davis, including the cities of DeRidder and Jennings, and the community of Lake Charles-North. The Alliance is interested in procuring the services of a strategic consulting firm to research and prepare the regional housing strategic plan.

The procedures for the selection of this firm will be in accordance with the procurement requirements of the Disaster Recovery CDBG Program. All responses received will be evaluated in accordance with the selection criteria and corresponding point system that is identified in the request for proposals package. That package also identifies the scope of services to be performed by the selected firm.

Those receiving the three highest scores based on the evaluation criteria will be granted an interview. A selection committee will select the firm best suited to the needs of Southwest Louisiana.

Interested parties are invited to secure a proposal package from David Conner or Morgan Murray at 4310 Ryan Street Suite 301-A, Lake Charles, LA 70605 or by calling (337) 433-3632 ext. 1220.

The RFP packet is also available on The Alliance website, at The response to this request must be hand-delivered or mailed to the above named persons at the above named address in such a manner that it is received no later than 4:00 p.m. on December 6, 2013. This deadline was extended from November 15, 2013 to December 6, 2013.

The Alliance is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all small and minority-owned firms and women’s business enterprises to apply.