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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Request for Proposals to Provide Services in Conjunction with the Town's BMP Program

The Town of Los Gatos is seeking a qualified consultant to provide services in conjunction with the Town’s Below Market Price (BMP) Program.

The Town of Los Gatos has a population of approximately 31,000 residents and approximately 13,600 housing units. The Town’s Inclusionary Zoning Ordinance (BMP program) was adopted in 1979 (Division 6 of Chapter 29 of the Town Code).  The Ordinance requires developers to provide a specified number of affordable owner occupied or rental units.  The units are managed in accordance with Town Council adopted guidelines, which are available for view on the Town’s website. Please note that the BMP Guidelines are currently in the process of being revised.  These units are subject to deed restrictions which ensure that the units remain affordable in perpetuity.  Since the adoption of this ordinance, the Town has secured 174 BMP units, 55 owner occupied and 119 rental.
  
In accordance with all applicable Federal, State, and local laws, the consulting BMP Program services will include, but are not limited to the following: administrative services, housing unit sales services, and rental housing services.  Emphasis will be placed on the directly relevant qualifications and capacity of the Consultant.

One copy of the proposal should be submitted to the Community Development Department via e-mail at Planning@losgatosca.gov, and must be received by Friday, August 21, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. 

The Request for Proposals letter can be found on the Town website. Please contact Joel Paulson at (408) 354-6879 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or via email at Jpaulson@losgatosca.gov if you have any questions.

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