The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) is issuing a Request for Proposals soliciting applications from organizations for projects to improve the availability and affordability of housing across the commonwealth. Funding for this RFP is being provided through the Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund. The total PHARE funding available this year exceeds $65 million. “Now in its eleventh year, it’s gratifying to see the many ways this funding has been put to work expanding affordable housing options and preserving existing housing,” said PHFA Executive Director and CEO Robin Wiessmann. “The local organizations that apply for PHARE funding have done a terrific job of targeting the dollars to their most pressing housing needs.” The RFP is located on PHFA’s website at https://www.phfa.org/legislation/act105.aspx The online application is accessible on the PHARE website at https://phare.phfa.org/. This website will be open to accept applications starting Monday, Sept. 18. The deadline for application submission is 2 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. Questions may be directed to Clay Lambert at PHFA via email at email@example.com.