Request for Proposals for the Acquisition of Property and Parcels

Request for Proposals 

for the Acquisition of Property and Parcels 


The Cambridge Affordable Housing Corporation (CAHC), an affiliate of the Cambridge Housing Authority, is accepting proposals for acquisition of property and parcels in Cambridge, Massachusetts and surrounding communities within twenty miles of Cambridge to develop and/or preserve affordable housing.  CAHC seeks to acquire one, two, three or four+ bedroom units, but will consider other unit mixes as well.  CAHC is also seeking property that could possibly be expanded to include new development of affordable housing. 

Respondents are encouraged to identify sites suitable for housing families with children.  Proposals for individual units are acceptable, as is land only. Proposals must be prepared according to the objectives of CAHC set out in the Request for Proposals.  CAHC may select properties for acquisition from more than one proposal.  CAHC may also select only some properties in a proposal. 

Proposals will be due at the Cambridge Affordable Housing Corporation, c/o Cambridge Housing Authority, Planning and Development Department, 3rd floor, Attn: Margaret Donnelly Moran, on a rolling basis and considered no later than 12:00 PM on every Wednesday from December 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022; however, for property with living space larger than 2,500 square feet every Wednesday beginning December 22, 2021 through June 30, 2022. 

A copy of the Request for Proposals can be obtained by contacting Margaret Donnelly Moran via email at or via telephone at (617) 520-6251. 


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