The Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, NY (“UMHA”), known as People First (dba), is seeking to award up to fifty (50) Project-Based Vouchers (“PBVs”) in order to promote affordable housing preservation and development opportunities for elderly, disabled, people with supportive service needs, homeless, and low-income families in the City of Utica and in Oneida County.  Please note this RFP is only for the purpose of awarding PBVs.  

Interested applicants should use the following link to download and respond to the Request for Proposal:

You may only apply to this RFP through the Housing Agency Marketplace. Please see the RFP checklist for a detailed list of items to submit. You must submit your attachments via the housing agency marketplace.  We will not accept paper applications. The deadline for the proposal is:   11/28/2022 11:59 p.m. EST. Pre-Proposal Conference will be held on

11/09/2022,  2 pm  EST. There are two ways to participate: In-Person:  Municipal Housing Authority of the City of Utica, NY (People First) 509 Second Street, First Floor, Conference Room, Utica, New York 13501-2450.  Or  Free Conference Call:  Our call-in number is: Dial-in number (267) 807-9605 Access code 558769.


For questions, please call John Furman at 315.982.3731 or email   Please check the link for updates on the RFP. The UMHA may reject any and all proposals, re-advertise, postpone, or cancel this RFP at any time at its discretion.  The UMHA has the right to waive any and all formalities related to this RFP.  The UMHA is committed to equal opportunity in its procurement actions and encourages M/WBE firms to respond to this solicitation. It is our policy to ensure equity, diversity, and inclusion in making competitive grant awards.