Notice – Request for Proposals RFP #19-004: Housing Quality Standards Inspections (Due June 12, 2019)

 The Housing Authority of the Town of Morristown (“MHA or Housing Authority”), New Jersey, invites proposals from qualified, certified vendors to conduct Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspections for its Housing Choice Voucher (HVC) Program in accordance with 24 CFR 982.401 and all supporting U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) regulations. The MHA is seeking experienced firms that will perform in a manner that will result in the successful and timely completion of the services. In addition, proposals should demonstrate capacity and readiness to perform the required services immediately upon execution of the contract with the MHA. Contract term is anticipated to be a two-year contract with an option to extend, at the Authority’s election and by Board approval, where necessary, for three, one-year extensions, contingent upon availability of funds and appropriations.

Interested and qualified firms are invited to obtain a copy of the Request for Proposals (RFP) by submitting an email request to MHAProcurement@morristownha.com or download from our website, http://www.morristownha.org. An electronic proposal must be submitted and received via email to MHAProcurement@morristownha.com, no later than June 12, 2019 at 3:00 pm, EST. The proposal must be titled with the words “HQS RFP #19-004”.

During the period between the issuance of this RFP and the proposed due date, no oral interpretation of the RFP’s requirements will be given. Requests for interpretation (and other questions) must be made in writing by June 4, 2019, 3:00 pm to MHAProcurement@morristownha.com with the Subject heading “HQS RFP #19-004 Questions”.

Following advertisement, the MHA may wish to amend the contents of the RFP. In such situations, the MHA will issue an addendum to the RFP setting forth the nature of the modification. All addenda will be posted on the MHA website at http://www.morristownha.org and distributed to the prospective respondents, if known, via electronic mail. All responses submitted are subject to these instructions and to the Instructions to the Offerors, Non-Construction form HUD 5369-B and all respondents must comply with 24 CRF 85.36. Respondents are required to comply with the requirements of NJSA 10:5-31 et seq. and NJAC 17:27 (PL 1975 c 127 Affirmative Action).