Residential Housing Decarbonization and Retrofits

Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Department of Housing (DOH) is seeking one or more retrofit providers to equitably decarbonize one-to-four-unit residential buildings in Chicago by providing low- and moderate-income homeowners with home upgrades including new insulation and heat pump heating and cooling systems. Retrofits may also include induction stoves, heat pump water heaters, heat pump clothes dryers, air sealing around doors and windows, smart thermostats, and other interventions.

Key Dates

RFP Release: Thursday, July 20, 2023

Virtual Pre-Bidder's Conference: 10 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2023
Presentation | Q&A (amended Aug. 18, 2023)

RFP Due Date: Friday, Sept. 1, 2023 

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be evaluated and selected based on the applicant’s organizational capacity and values, program design implementation, budget justification and capacity, and experience.

Pre-Bidder’s Conference

A virtual pre-bidder's conference was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 1. 2023.


Questions regarding the RFP should be submitted via email to steph.o’

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