The fundamental goal of the FHA's procurement system is to satisfy our end users in terms of cost, quality, and timeliness of the delivered product or service while complying with applicable laws, rules, and both MA Department of Housing & Community Development (DHCD) and the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) regulations and notices, Massachusetts procurement laws, and the FHA's own policies.
Vendor Debarment, & Disqualification
The FHA will not enter into contracts with businesses and/or firms that are debarred from doing business with the Federal government or the Commonwealth of Massachusetts or the City of Fitchburg.
Businesses must also be current with their local property taxes with the City of Fitchburg if they are a local firm.
Vendor Payment Process
The FHA pays vendors every two weeks.
The staff of the FHA cannot sign checks.
Please review this criteria for some businesses may not want to enter into contracts with these restrictions.
It is the policy of the Fitchburg Housing Authority to ensure that all businesses have an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of the FHA's procurement of goods and services without regard to the race, color, religion, military service, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, or sexual orientation of the owners, partners, or stockholders.
Furthermore, the FHA is committed to achieving maximum participation of minorities, women, and small business enterprises.
The FHA's office of Finance & Administration is primary responsible for the procurement of goods and the payment of vendors.
The FHA seeks to do business with firms and organizations that have the technical and financial capacity to provide quality products and services.
The FHA's standards include industry best practices that promote accountability, transparency and efficiency in our procurement processes.
The FHA's procurement contract opportunities include:
- Pest Control
- Maintenance Materials
- Office Equipment
- General Contracting
Procurement Policies, Terms, and Conditions