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Request for Qualifications for Relocation Services

Brookline Housing Authority (BHA)
Request for Qualifications for Relocation Services

The Brookline Housing Authority is seeking proposals from qualified relocation firms to provide relocation services associated with the redevelopment of O’Shea House and Morse Apartments utilizing a 4% LIHTC and tax-exempt bond execution. Both properties, each a 100-unit public housing development, will convert at closing to Section 8 Project-Based Vouchers (PBV) under HUD’s Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) and Section 18 programs. The first transaction, O’Shea, is expected to close in Spring 2019; Morse Apartments is projected to close by the end of 2019. Renovation will begin immediately following closing and is expected to last between twelve and fourteen months. The buildings will be occupied during the renovation, with residents relocated while their units are renovated to units within their building that are currently being held vacant. The construction scope is intended to address all significant repair needs for the long-term and residents’ ability to age in place. The BHA is looking for firms with particular expertise in affordable housing, seniors/disabled housing, occupied rehab, and working with housing authorities.

The RFP will be available on October 1, 2018 on the BHA website at brooklinehousing.org/public-bids.

Each respondent must submit one (1) signed original and two copies of its proposal. The original signed hard copy must be clearly labeled as such. If there are any differences between the original and any of the copies (or the electronic copy of the Proposal), the material in the hard copy original will prevail. The proposal must be submitted no later than 4 pm on October 24, 2018. Proposals received after this deadline will not be accepted.

Proposals should be delivered to: Patrick Dober, Executive Director and Chief Procurement Officer, Brookline Housing Authority, 90 Longwood Ave, Brookline, MA 02446

Inquiries or requests for clarification of the RFP must be submitted to: pdober@brooklinehousing.org by October 10, 2018 at 4:00 pm. Responses will be provided through addenda that will be posted to the BHA website. Please note: to automatically receive notification of addenda postings, firms and individuals must be registered as solicitation holders for this project on the BHA website

The BHA reserves the right to reject any proposals, to cancel this RFP and to waive informalities if it is in the public interest to do so.

M/WBE & Section 3 certified firms are encouraged to apply.