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RFP for Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers

Feb 13, 2023

The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC) is looking to contract venues for what they are calling Humanitarian Emergency Response and Relief Centers. 

Below is an overview/summary of the RFP:

  • Looking for sites throughout New York state to temporarily house asylum seekers in a congregate setting.   Due to the high numbers of individuals seeking shelter, we are looking for a variety of solutions to house individuals
  • Minimum of 60,000 usable SF within a building but will consider smaller sites
  • Looking to target a large variety of sites throughout the state, such as conference or event spaces at hotels and other conference/event/camp/assembly sites
  • Details found within RFP link below and any questions can be directed to this email address for the 

On the call I had with EDC they told me they are looking to contract with venues from 6 months up to possibly 5 years. Very much appreciate you sharing with any and all venues in your destinations. Again, if they have questions on RFP details, they should be directed to this email: