City of Springfield staff from the Office of Disaster Recovery and the Office of Housing hosted a Developer Assistance Workshop on January 16, 2020 at 70 Tapley Street. The workshop was attended by approximately 25 contractors and developers. The goal of the workshop was to provide information and regulations for developers interested in 1-4 family, new construction for homeownership with HUD CDBG funding. Attached is a copy of the powerpoint presentation from the workshop. This presentation provides helpful information for developers looking to submit proposals for CDBG funding for 1-4 new construction projects and for those interested in purchasing properties from the City of Springfield through the RFP process.
The City of Springfield is making up to $600,000 in CDBG-DR funds for developers to submit proposals to construct three new single-family homes on City owned lots along the Central Street Corridor and create homeownership opportunities to low/moderate income buyers that are within 80% of Area Median Income. The City is offering the following tax foreclosed properties for sale:
1. NS Central Street (02560-0080) f/k/a 414 Central Street
Approximate lot square footage totaling 11,775 square feet with approximately 81.9 ft. of frontage along Central Street.
Minimum Bid is $1,000.00
2. 251 Central Street (02560-0189) & 257 Central Street (02560-0187)
The City is offering these two properties as a package for redevelopment of one single family home. The City has recorded an ANR plan at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 386, Page 101 to combine the properties into one parcel and remove the dividing lot line (ANR Plan attached).
Approximate lot square footage totaling 16,477 square feet with approximately 81.44 ft. of frontage along Central Street.
These lots are located within the Maple Hill local historic district. New construction design should take local historic district requirements into consideration and all plans will need to be reviewed and approved by the Springfield Historic Commission.
Minimum Bid is $1,500.00
3. NS Central Street (02560-0076) & ES Spruce Street (11060-0013)
The City is offering these two vacant lots as a package for redevelopment of one single family home. The City has recorded an ANR plan at the Hampden County Registry of Deeds in Book 386, Page 102 to combine the properties into one parcel and remove the dividing lot line (ANR Plan attached).
Approximate lot square footage totaling 7,994 square feet with approximately 50 ft. of frontage along Central Street.
Minimum Bid is $500.00
Visit the Office of Procurement website for additional information regarding this solicitation: https://www.springfield-ma.gov/finance/procurement/bid_detail.php?bid=202020-031