Enterprise has initiated a request for qualifications (RFQ) process to qualify firms and consultants to support training and advisory services for our national Preservation Next program in California, Colorado, and the Southeast, focused on the preservation of affordable yet unsubsidized small to medium multifamily (SMMF) properties. Upon qualification, contractors will be added to Enterprise’s contractor roster for future award and consulting opportunities.

Note: Enterprise is also seeking proposals for training and one-on-one technical assistance for the New York State Community Land Trust Series. View the RFP Here.

Important Dates and Information

  • RFQ Opens: July 24, 2023
  • RFQ Information Session: August 17, 2023, 1 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Proposals Due: Qualifications must be submitted by August 31, 2023, 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time
  • Award Notification: Applications will be reviewed and notified of their status within 20 business days from the submission due date.

Summary of Services Requested

Enterprise is seeking consultants with one, several, or all the following areas of subject-matter expertise specific to SMMF preservation:

  • Organizational Strategy and Development
  • Business, Organizational, and Financial Stability Planning
  • Acquisition, Rehabilitation Implementation, and Construction Management
  • Preservation Finance
  • Property Management
  • Asset Management
  • Resident Relocation, Stability, and Support Services
  • Sustainability and Resilience
  • Community Land Trust and Shared Equity Strategies

Enterprise may engage consultants to support one or more of the following areas:

  1. Delivery of Advisory Services. Engagements for individual consulting will involve understanding an organization’s needs, creation of an advisory services plan, and delivering advisory support through regular in-person or virtual meetings to assist Preservation Next participants in implementing their SMMF strategy.
  2. Planning, Production, and Delivery of Training. Engagements for training may include agenda and curriculum development, identification of subject matter experts and resources to support training objectives, content creation to support learning objectives, and training delivery.
  3. Content Development. Engagements for content development will focus on creation of specific tools to support preservation activities, including decision matrices, organizational assessments, project identification, project budgets, project management, local financing programs, case studies, etc., in alignment with the Preservation Next curriculum.

How to Apply

 Please submit any questions to Elizabeth Richards, senior program director.