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By April 29, 2017March 3rd, 2022News


The proposed project will consist of 8 townhome units in two buildings in Hailey, Idaho. The community will be constructed on approximately 1+ acres of land currently under contract. The project will be comprised of two townhome buildings each townhome unit has an attached two car garage. Residential buildings will be constructed with a crawl space and wood frame construction. The units will each have 3 bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms. The units will be constructed to meet federal “visitability” standards. Total residential square footage is approximately 11,076 square feet garage square footage is approximately 4,128 and covered porch square footage is approximately 564 square footage. In addition to the structure, the contract will include all on and off-site improvements.

This project will be funded with U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HOME funds, allocated by Idaho Housing and Finance Association under a special RFP and will be subject to specific federal and Idaho Housing guidelines and regulations related to this funding source.

TND Architects of Hailey, Idaho are the project architects. Galena Engineering, Inc. of Hailey is the civil engineer. Preliminary civil and design documents used for the City Entitlement Process are available for review at your request.

Subject to financing availability and issuance of county building permits, the Project is scheduled to begin construction in the summer of 2017.

Any questions or requests for clarifications to the requirements must be submitted by email to

Michelle Griffith
ARCH Community Housing Trust POB 1292
Ketchum, ID 83340 (208)726-4411


Prospective contractors shall submit one (1) set of the Application and required attachments on or before Monday, May 22nd no later than 3:00 PM to:

ARCH Community Housing Trust POB 1292
Ketchum, ID
(208) 726-4411

Attn: Michelle Griffith

No documents will be accepted after May 22nd, 2017 at 3:00 PM. However, ARCH reserves the right to request, receive, and evaluate supplemental information after the above time and date at their sole discretion.

Contractors that submit Proposals will be notified by June 1st 2017.


In order to be considered the contractor shall provide the following:

  1. a)  Contractor’s Qualification Statement, indicating interest in the proposed project.
  2. b)  On a separate sheet of paper and as an attachment to the cover letter:

    i) State the percentage of your business over the last 5 years that has been multi-family construction.

    ii) Provide a list of all apartment developments you have constructed in the last 5 years, including location, construction type and project characteristics, number of units, architect, owner/sponsor name and contact information.

    iii) List the names of intended and possible project superintendents that may be assigned to this project and provide detail of their individual pertinent experience.

    iv) Provide discussion of any formal training or seminars attended, or other practical experience, related to the Fair Housing Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards and other federal and state laws and regulations applicable to the construction of the proposed Project.

    v) Please also respond to the following questions:

    1. (a)  In the last 5 years, has your organization or an affiliated company been sued

      for quality of construction, delayed delivery or contract disputes? If so,

      please detail each instance and the resolution of each instance.

    2. (b)  Detail any disputes with owners that have led to litigation during the last 5


    3. (c)  Detail any current or pending disputes with owners that may lead to litigation.
  3. c)  Detailed documentation of Contractor’s experience with housing projects constructed using federal funds including, but not limited to, the following information:
    1. i)  Provide a list of all housing developments completed in the last five years that were

      subject to Section 3 Requirements, Minority and Women Owned Business


    2. ii)  Provide documentation of Contractor process and procedures for meeting specific

      contractor certification and representation requirements for Section 3 Requirements

      and Minority and Women Owned Business Requirements.

    3. iii)  Provide copies of sample subcontractor contracts and/or reporting documents related

      to Section 3 Requirements and Minority and Women Owned Business Requirements.

  4. d)  Expected per square foot building costs including living space, garage space and porch


e) Expected per square foot costs for on and off site work including water, sewer, sidewalks, drywells, asphalt driveways and parking areas