Procurement & Contracts

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Request for Proposals

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City (HASLC) is dedicated to the purchase goods and services at the best value in a transparent competition. HASLC considers factors such as cost, quality, availability and relevance when awarding bids.

HASLC maintains a directory of vendors who have registered to be notified of upcoming bid opportunities. Once registered, vendors will be notified of opportunities consistent with the areas of interest indicated during the registration process. Vendors may modify or delete their registration at any time with our procurement department.

HASLC Goals

We actively outreach to Minority Business Enterprises and Women Business Enterprises in fulfillment of the agency’s policy of promoting contract opportunities for minority and women owned business.

We are committed to meeting the Section 3 Numeric Goals and Preferences of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, (12 U.S.C. 1701u) which requires that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall to the greatest extent feasible be directed to: (1) low and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing; and (2) business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low and very low-income persons.

Small purchases

Purchases of goods and services costing $2,000 or less generally require one quote.

Informal solicitations

For most purchases of goods and services estimated to be between $2,000 and $5,000: Three vendors will be asked to submit quotes which may be obtained verbally, through electronic means, or in writing, as allowed by law. Award shall be made to the vendor providing the lowest acceptable quote, unless justified in writing based on price and other specified factors.

Purchases of goods and services from $5,001 to $25,000:  Competitive bid and negotiation will be used and will invite offers in writing from at least three vendors.  If non-price factors are used, they shall be disclosed to all those solicited. The names, addresses, and/or telephone numbers of the offerors and persons contacted, and the date and amount of each quotation shall be recorded and maintained as a public record.

Formal solicitations

An Invitation for Bids (IFB) or a Request for Proposals (RFP) is advertised for purchases of goods and services estimated more than $25,000: As a general rule, an IFB is used for construction projects estimated more than $100,000.  Anyone interested in obtaining an IFB or RFP should contact the purchasing department. Sealed bids/proposals must be received and time stamped by the Purchasing department prior to the submittal deadline. All late bids/proposals are returned to the vendor/offeror without being opened. Public bid openings are held in the Housing Authority’s Central Office at the specific time and date stated in the IFB. Vendors are welcome to attend the bid openings.

 

Procurement policies

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City provides its complete list of HASLC Procurement Policy as well as any amendments to the procurement policies since the date of last issuance.

 

Open Bids:

TitleIssued DatePre-Bid Walk ThroughDue ByContactDocuments
Property & Causality InsuranceSeptember 29, 2017N/A3:00PM
October 31, 2017
purchasing@haslcutah.org
801-487-2161 ext. 1249
(Download PDF)
Short Term Acquisition FinancingOctober 16, 2017N/A5:00PM
October 26, 2017
purchasing@haslcutah.org
801-487-2161 ext. 1249
(Download PDF)

Awarded Bids:

TitleIssued DatePre-Bid Walk ThroughDue ByAwarded ToAward Date

Interlocal Agreements/Cooperative Agreements

In accordance with State and Federal laws, the Housing Authority of Salt Lake City has discretion in entering into interlocal agreements with other agencies in the interest of promoting government cooperation as well as to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of shared public bid and contract processes.  See State of Utah Purchasing for details http://purchasing.utah.gov 

Section 3 Requirements

The Housing Authority of Salt Lake City is committed to providing affordable housing opportunities for our community.

The Section 3 program is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968. The purpose of Section 3 to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and local laws and regulations, be directed to low- and very low income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.

HUD considers public housing authorities to be in compliance with Section 3 if they and their contractors and subcontractors (for contracts other than for materials and supplies) meet the following:

  • Category 1: The business is 51% or more owned by residents of the housing development or developments for which the Section 3-covered assistance is expended or whose full-time, permanent workforce includes 30% of such residents as employees.
  • Category 2: The business is 51% or more owned by residents of other housing developments or developments managed by the housing authority that is expending the Section 3-covered funding or whose full-time, permanent workforce includes 30% of such residents as employees.
  • Category 3: The business is an entity selected to carry out a HUD Youth build program in the metropolitan area, or non-metropolitan county, in which the Section 3-covered funding is expended.
  • Category 4: The business is 51% or more owned by Section 3 residents or whose full-time, permanent workforce includes no less than 30% Section 3 residents or that will subcontract in excess of 25% of the total amount of subcontracts to category 1 or 2 Section 3 businesses.

Download the Section 3 Business Certification Form

Download the Section 3 Resident Certification Form