Request for Proposals

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing

San Diego, CA

Posted: 07/30/2014
Submittal Deadline: 09/02/2014


The San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing (SDRAFFH) is pleased to solicit proposals from qualified firms to prepare the FY 2015/16- FY 2019/20 Update to the Regional San Diego Analysis of Impediments (AI) for submission to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The AI should meet all requirements of the Federal regulations, particularly those contained in HUD Memo “Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Reissuance” found at: and in HUD’s Fair Housing Planning Guide found at:

This Request for Proposals (RFP) describes the project, the required scope of services, the consultant selection process and the minimum information that must be included in the proposal. Failure to submit information in accordance with this RFP’s requirements and procedures may be cause for disqualification. Qualified respondents interested in submitting a proposal may download a copy of this solicitation on the SDRAFFH website at:

The SDRAFFH is strongly committed to equal opportunity for employees and subconsultants of professional service consultants doing business with it. The SDRAFFH encourages its consultants to share this commitment. Proposers are encouraged to take positive steps to diversify and expand their subconsultant solicitation base and to offer consulting opportunities to all eligible subconsultants. For EOC proposal requirements, see Section 6.3.11 of the Submission Requirements below.

The estimated consultant fee range for this project is $100,000 - $130,000.

Mission Statement of the SDRAFFH:
The San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing is the leading voice for fair housing advocacy in the San Diego region; working to eliminate housing discrimination and to ensure equal housing opportunity for all people through leadership, education, outreach, public policy initiatives, advocacy and enforcement.

SDRAFFH – Participating Jurisdictions:
The San Diego Regional Alliance of Fair Housing includes the geographic area of San Diego region, including the 18 incorporated cities and all unincorporated areas. This includes the HUD entitlement jurisdictions of Carlsbad, Chula Vista, El Cajon, Encinitas, Escondido, La Mesa, National City, Oceanside, San Diego, San Marcos, Santee, and Vista, and the County of San Diego (with the participating jurisdictions of Coronado, Del Mar, Imperial Beach, Lemon Grove, Poway, Solana Beach and the unincorporated areas of the County).

Proposal Closing:
No later than 4:00 pm (PDT), Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Late submittals will NOT be accepted. Submittals will not be accepted by email or fax.

Pre-Submittal Activities:
Proposers may submit a request for interpretation or correction of the Request for Proposals documents via email only—with “AI Information Request” in the subject line to:

Michele Marano
HUD Programs Coordinator – Homeless and Housing Programs
City of San Diego
Economic Development Department

Proposal Submittal:
Submit your proposal via hand-delivery or via mail (with receipt) to:
San Diego Regional Alliance for Fair Housing
C/o County of San Diego
ATTN: Anthony McCall
3989 Ruffin Road, MS 0-231
San Diego, CA 92123

Additional Information:
The SDRAFFH reserves the right to revise the RFP prior to the date Proposals are due. Notifications of all revisions to the RFP shall be posted on the SDRAFFH Fair Housing webpage at: The SDRAFFH also reserves the right to extend the date by which Proposals are due.