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Roofing, Siding & Masonry

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 “cladding & capping” trade(s):

  • Roofing (& Gutters/Downspouts/Coping/Flashing)
  • Siding
  • Masonry

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
  • 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.


Cost: The Developer is executing this project within extremely tight budget parameters and will give consideration to the bid proposal outlining the most economical and cost-effective approach to successful completion of the work.

Experience/Qualifications: This project and the Scope of Work referenced within this RFP represent a substantial endeavor for the Developer and its several stakeholders. Extensive qualifications and significant prior experience carrying out similar work locally in close collaboration with other local non-profits and or housing developers will be key factors in proposal selection.

Responsiveness: The Developer is seeking responsive bids, namely ones that reflect: close attention to the bid instructions and Contract Documents, responsive, reasonable pricing that accurately and comprehensively incorporates the entire Scope of work, a willingness and ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with the Developer and its stakeholders, a commitment to project schedule, budget and quality objectives, as well as reasonable consideration of neighbors near the work area and compatibility with Habitat’s mission and principles in carrying out the work.

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 Monday, April 8, 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