1. The purpose of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified proposers who are licensed real estate brokers and/or agents interested in contracting with the Louisiana Department of Health (DHH), Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities (OCDD) to perform Housing Relocation Assistance for the HRAP program. OCDD will contract with licensed real estate brokers to provide statewide relocation assistance for up to 320 My Place Louisiana adults and children (with parental involvement) with developmental disabilities transitioning from institutions, such as nursing homes, hospitals, and Intermediate Care Facilities for the Developmentally Disabled (ICF/DD). Relocation assistance is inclusive of supporting the person or family to locate a personal residence that meets their needs and arrange for rental and/or purchase of such residence.
2. A contract is necessary to have licensed real estate brokers and/or agents available to assist My Place participants in their efforts to find, lease and/or purchase well-maintained, affordable, accessible and safe housing in a timely manner.