Project #: 12/21 - 446 (RFP)
Issued by: Home Forward
Publish Date: Dec 10, 2021 7:00AM
Proposals Due Date: Jan 18, 2022 11:00AM (Pacific Standard Time) add to calendar
Status: closed
Posted: Dec 7, 2021



Proposals are requested from qualified professional architectural & engineering teams interested in the design of affordable housing using cost-efficient design and construction principles. Home Forward will accept proposals until 11:00 AM on January 17, 2022. Proposals will be accepted electronically via BidLocker. Submittal requirements are described in the RFP.

Home Forward’s public housing property known as Peaceful Villa currently has 70 units of primarily one-bedroom apartments. The 4-acre site on SE Clinton and SE 47th Ave covers two tax lots. Using a combination of 4% LIHTC, OHCS LIFT, and potentially other local, state, and federal funding, Home Forward seeks to develop a combination of approximately 180 - 200 units consisting of: studio, one, two-bedroom and three-bedroom units, plus community and property management space. Funding sources are subject to change. Home Forward will be the developer and owner of the property.

Home Forward intends to select the architectural firm that best demonstrates knowledge and experience of cost-efficient design principles and has the ability to work well as part of a project team that can meet cost setting goals. The architecture firm must have strong graphic, written and oral communications skills and intellectual flexibility. Home Forward is looking for proven ability to engage in positive discussions with the community, an ability to navigate the City of Portland permit process, and a diverse and highly qualified team of subconsultants.

The RFP will be available on BidLocker ( on December 10, 2021. Interested firms must subscribe to the solicitation to be added to the Prospective Responders List and to receive addenda.

Home Forward has a goal of 28% participation by Underutilized Business Enterprises for all contracts. Interested certified firms are encouraged to submit proposals or participate as subconsultants.

RFP Contact:     Peter Garcia

                        Sr. Procurement Coordinator

                        Phone: (503) 754-5320


A virtual pre-proposal conference will be held on December 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Attendance is optional but strongly encouraged.


This project has the following solicitation documents.

Bid Document File Size Notes

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  • Unchecked Express interest using the "Express Interest" button above

Pre-Proposal Conference

Meeting Link:

Microsoft Teams Meeting will be recorded for later viewing

Option to join by phone: (206) 800-4749

Phone Conference ID: 712 699 368#

Pre-Proposal Conference Date Dec 16, 2021 10:00AM (Pacific Standard Time) add to calendar

For Questions or Additional Information, Contact:

Name: Peter Garcia

Interested Parties

Interested Parties

These are the vendors who have expressed interest in this solicitation:

Business When
Allied Systems Northwest LLC Jan 14, 2022
Ankrom Moisan Dec 28, 2021
Ankrom Moisan Jan 13, 2022
BKF Engineers Dec 14, 2021
Bora Architecture & Interiors Dec 15, 2021
Cameron McCarthy Landscape Architecture & Planning Dec 14, 2021
catena consulting engineers Jan 10, 2022
Coffman Engineers Dec 14, 2021
ConstructConnect Dec 13, 2021
Contractor Plan Center Dec 10, 2021
Convergence Architecture Dec 15, 2021
Daily Journal of Commerce-Oregon Dec 13, 2021
DCI Engineers Dec 13, 2021
Emerio Design Dec 14, 2021
FFA Architecture and Interiors, Inc. Dec 14, 2021
Forage Design + Planning Dec 20, 2021
Geotechnical Resources, Inc. Dec 10, 2021
GM Architecture Dec 10, 2021
GMA Architects Dec 10, 2021
Harper Houf Peterson Righellis Inc. Dec 10, 2021
IMS Dec 13, 2021
KASA Architects, Inc. Dec 27, 2021
Kurt Fischer Structural Engineering Dec 14, 2021
Leeb Architects Dec 14, 2021
Lenity Dec 14, 2021
LEVER Architecture Dec 20, 2021
LRS Architects Dec 14, 2021
MCA Architects Dec 13, 2021
Merryman Barnes Architects Dec 13, 2021
MWA Architects, Inc. Dec 14, 2021
Otak, Inc. Dec 16, 2021
Pence Contractors Dec 13, 2021
Revolution Engineering Dec 13, 2021
Salem Contractors Exchange Dec 10, 2021
Sazan Group Dec 11, 2021
Scott Edwards Architecture Dec 14, 2021
SERA Architects, Inc. Dec 13, 2021
Shapiro Didway, LLC Dec 21, 2021
Spokane Regional Plan Center Dec 16, 2021
Walsh Construction Co. Dec 14, 2021
West Architects, Inc. Jan 12, 2022
yba architects Aug 26, 2022

Solicitation Change History

Changes to This Listing:

The bid due date has changed.
Dec 29, 2021