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REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF BETHLEHEM

JANUARY 2022 MEETING

The Board of the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Bethlehem will meet at 5:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 27, 2022. 

 

This meeting will occur using a hybrid format with in-person meeting in Town Hall at Bethlehem City Hall (10 East Church Street, Bethlehem PA) as well as meeting virtually using GoToMeeting. 

 

The meeting agenda and details about participating in this meeting virtually will be posted below prior to the meeting.

 

If you have any questions, please contact our office at (610) 865-7055.

 

                                                                      

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CITY OF BETHLEHEM

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

COMPREHENSIVE HOUSING STRATEGY

CONSULTANT SERVICES

 

The City of Bethlehem has identified the need to provide policies and solutions to the City’s most pressing housing issues, including a low volume of affordable housing, lack of available housing assistance, student housing pressures, rapid growth of market rate apartment units, and the demand for / impact of the creation of short-term housing rentals on the market.  As a result, the City, through its Department of Community and Economic Development, is soliciting proposals from qualified consulting firms interested in providing professional housing and community planning services to prepare a Comprehensive Housing Strategy for the City of Bethlehem. 

 

Tasks for which these services are being requested include preparing a written Comprehensive Housing Strategy Report for the City of Bethlehem which includes:

  • A customized Housing Needs Assessment Report;

  • Establishment of a Work Program and Timeline for the City’s Housing Strategy Team;

  • Creation and facilitation of an inclusive Engagement Plan;

  • Development of Goals approved by the City’s Housing Strategy Team;

  • Development of Policies and Strategies;

  • Establishment of a plan Monitoring Process that incorporates program / activity timeframes, tools and accomplishment data; and

  • Preparation of a written Comprehensive Housing Strategy Report and separate Executive Plan Summary.

 

The complete Request for Proposals (RFP) will provide additional details on the

requirements for submitting a proposal for this project.  This RFP can be found here: 

​Proposals are due electronically by 3:00 PM on Friday, February 14, 2022. 

 

​Please contact Tina Roseberry, Housing and Community Development Administrator for the City of Bethlehem, at (610) 997-5731 or via email at croseberry@bethlehem-pa.gov with any questions or for additional information.