San Mateo County is releasing this Request for Qualifications ("RFQ") to establish a Pool of Qualified Operators (the “Pool”) who can partner with the County to own, operate, manage, and maintain a property or properties that will be acquired in the event of a successful Homekey applicationProperties will be acquired for the purpose of providing permanent affordable housing to the County’s extremely low-income residents, and may include populations with specific service needs  such as seniors or county clients, some of whom have experienced homelessnessare at risk of homelessness, and/or would benefit from wrap-around supportive services that can be best provided in connection with permanent affordable housing. 


This RFQ contains the information needed by all entities responding to this invitation (“Applicant[s]”) and sets forth the process, submission requirements, and criteria the County will use when selecting an Applicant to operate, manage, and maintain a Homekey Property and provide resident and supportive servicesAll submissions in response tthis RFQ wilbecome thproperty of thCounty anwill be considerepublic records.


Applications must be e-mailed electronically to:

Thank you to all who attended the 9/22 pre-proposal session. The Panel Interview session has been moved to 10:00am, Friday, October 1st and is accessible on Microsoft Teams via this link.


Please direct any questions to Dylan Sweeney,



Applications must be received by September 27, 2021 (Monday) by 4 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).