ConnectFree Program

- ConnectFree Resolution No. 160146

Affordable Rental Housing Development Information

Instructions for Affordable Housing Developers applying for a Local Government Contribution: 

  1. Read all the instructions, including the instructions on the first page of the application form.
  2. Approvals are based on funding availability.
  3. Applications must be submitted and received by 7 a.m. (local time), Monday, June 28, 2021. Late applications will not be accepted.
  4. Please thoroughly review City Code Chapter 29-Lobbyist Registration Act.
  5. Complete the application, including attachments.
  6. After completing the application form, sign it electronically or print it so that it can be signed and scanned.
  7. Complete and submit the online Project Summary.
  8. Complete a PowerPoint Presentation using the template provided on this webpage. Keep in mind that we will limit all presentations to five (5) minutes, with an additional five (5) minutes to answer any questions. We will strictly adhere to those time limits. For the presentation, feel free to use your own backgrounds and designs, but be aware of the importance of avoiding clutter and using a large, easy to read font
  9. Email the completed application, attachments, and PowerPoint Presentation to wachteljs@cityofgainesville.org.
  10. If you have any questions, contact John Wachtel at wachteljs@cityofgainesville.org.

RFA 2021-201 (9% LIHTC)

RFA 2021-205 (SAIL)

ConnectFree Application

- Application: Homeowner
- Application: Rental Property Owner
- Application: Non-Profit Housing Organizations & Governmental Entities