Finish Carpentry, Drywall & Misc. Specialties

805, 809, 815, 817 N 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Project Background

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. (“Habitat” “HFHP” and “Developer”) invites your firm to submit a responsive, competitive bid proposal for its housing development project in the Belmont neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA at 805, 809, 815 & 817 N. 40th Street, which is slated for construction from summer 2024 through early spring of 2025. HFHP is specifically seeking bids for any or all the following early trade(s):

  • Drywall/Tape/Spackle
  • Finish Carpentry
  • Cabinets/Casework
  • Misc. Specialties

Site Description

The project consists of four (4) single-family, affordable townhouses Habitat is building (ground-up) 805, 809, 815, 817 N. 40th St. (i.e., near its intersection with Brown St.) in Philadelphia’s Belmont neighborhood. Three of the units will be “in-fill” units built either between or adjacent to two existing residential houses.

Each of the four (4) units will be:

  • Approximately 1,200 gross square feet of slab-on-grade, framed construction
  • Two (2) stories, three (3) bedrooms, one and a half (1.5) bathrooms (ADA unit – 2 full bathrooms) situated to front along N. 40th Street
  • One of the units (i.e., 817 N. 40th Street ~1,300SF) will be ADA accessible
  • Constructed to meet all pertinent Energy Star design, performance & efficiency requirements

Habitat, as General Contractor, is coordinating a combination of trade sub-contracting and volunteer engagement to complete the work and will hold all construction subcontracts.



For bids on this RFP scope to be considered by Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, bidders must carefully review and acknowledge crucial information, instructions, contract terms and other key guidelines that will govern this bid process and the resulting contract with the selected bidder.  HFHP is under no obligation to accept bids that do not acknowledge and conform to the terms and processes prescribed within that bid and contract instructions information.

Habitat Philadelphia encourages and will accommodate site preview visits by interested bidders *arranged in advance with HFHP Project Management* to occur during regular business hours (9:00AM-5:00PM weekdays) to facilitate bid preparation.

Submission Requirements

Please download the RFP to fill out the required form to submit your proposal. Any other proposal or pricing documents bidders opt to submit must be in addition to this bid form. Submissions that do not include this provided bid form may be eliminated from consideration.

View RFP

Proposals must be received by 3:00 PM on Thursday, April 18, 2024 EST.

Submit One Electronic Copy of the Proposal to

Carlo Arjona | Senior Project Manager |

Confirmation of receipt of the application submission will be confirmed via email.

About Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, Inc. (“HFHP”) is a non–profit corporation that develops single-family, affordable homeownership units for buyers with household incomes at 30-80% Area Median Income (AMI). Habitat for Humanity creates stability through affordable housing so that Philadelphians can create pathways to stability. Our vision is a city where every Philadelphian has a decent place to live. HFHP has served over 1,100 families since its founding in 1985. Additional information about HFHP is available at