Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation: RFQ for the Basic Systems Repair Program

This Request for Qualifications (“RFQ”) provides interested contractors with the information required to prepare and submit qualifications for consideration by the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (“PHDC”) to satisfy the need for home rehabilitation services to be provided to the homes of low income homeowners in Philadelphia, which will be paid for by grants under the Basic Systems Repair Program (“BSRP”).  Recipients of BSRP grants will be the customers of the contractors selected to participate in the program. Contracts for repair cost reimbursements will be offered for all or part of the period of July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019.  At the sole discretion of PHDC, the contract may be renewed for an additional one-year period to have continuing services for up to two years in total.  Typical BSRP grant reimbursements for work performed by contractors range from $400 to $15,000 per property.  The BSRP grant limit is $17,500. PHDC will select qualified contractors to perform work under BSRP in the following trades:

  • roofing
  • plumbing
  • electric
  • carpentry
  • general contracting (multiple trades)
  • insulation

PHDC is not soliciting asbestos or heating contractors at this time.

Please download and complete the following document: PHDC BSRP Year 44 RFQ

Pre-Proposal Briefing: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00 am
Contractors desiring to participate in BSRP are strongly urged to attend the RFQ Briefing Session on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:00 A.M. in the 3rd Floor Auditorium at 1234 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. Topics covered at the briefing will include:

  • State of the Program and expected funding levels
  • Review of the RFQ package, including insurance and indemnification requirements and critical documents for contractors to include in a response

Contractors are advised that copies of this Request for Proposals will not be available at the Pre-Proposal Briefing.

Proposal Deadline: by 12:00 pm (Noon) on Friday, May 11, 2018
In order to be considered, proposals must be received on or before 12:00 PM on Friday, May 11, 2018 by:

George Russell, Director of Home Improvement Programs
Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation
1234 Market Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Please review the RFQ package and bring your questions to the pre-proposal briefing. Contractors may call with questions or arrange appointments with PHDC staff to resolve RFQ response preparation questions.  Appointments will be entertained during the period of May 2, 2018 (after the Briefing) to May 10, 2018 (before the due date).  Contractors should schedule appointments as early as possible as PHDC staff may have limited time to meet with contractors during this period.  Contact names and telephone numbers will be provided at the Briefing.  This offer of individual appointments is only available to those contractors who attend the Briefing.

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