Emergency Rental Assistance & Legal Support Services RFP

Emergency Rental Assistance & Legal Support Services RFP


Applications are due by 12:00pm on Wednesday August 4, 2021.


City of Madison’s Community Development Division (“CDD”) seeks to establish a roster of qualified vendors to provide services for Dane CORE 2.0 the Emergency Rental Assistance Program funded by the federal government and administered by the City of Madison. This is the successor and continuation of the Dane CORE Emergency Rental Assistance Program which has been operating since February 2021.  Vendors will be engaged to provide one or more of the following services:

  1. Assist eligible applicants through application process, provide outreach and education

  2. Evaluate and process completed applications

  3. Provide legal support and mediation services as necessary

The program goal is to implement a highly coordinated community-based program that minimizes housing loss and instability by providing rental and/or legal assistance to the most vulnerable tenants, particularly within communities most negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a priority of the City to engage a diverse set of partners to ensure program outreach and assistance for Dane CORE 2.0 reaches all communities eligible to receive benefits.

Submission Material
  1. Emergency Rental Assistance & Legal Support Services RFP Guidelines
  2. Application for Emergency Rental Assistance & Legal Support Services

Proposers are responsible for reviewing the Sample Contract for Purchase of Services prior to submission of their proposal. The template contract shall serve as the basis of the contract resulting from this RFP and shall become contractual obligations following award of the RFP.  By submitting a proposal, proposers affirm their willingness to enter into a contract containing these terms.

Last Updated: 07/21/2021

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