Request for Proposals  (RFP)

The Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) requests Qualified Software Providers to provide Computer Software Services to the ACHA. To respond to the Request for Proposal (RFP) and obtain a detailed RFP package, contact Ken D. Armstrong at the ACHA by e-mail (click here). The RFP submission deadline is March 31st, 2018 at 2:00pm est.


Request for Quote  (RFQ)

The Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) requests Request for Quote for Drain Field Replacement ACHA Public Housing Community.  Please download information packet to location and requirements.  For more information regarding this Quote, please contact Ron Hall, Director of Operation, 703 NE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601.

Drain Field Replacement Information Packet



Invite to Bid


The Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) is inviting bids from qualified Contractors to provide all labor, equipment and materials regarding for repainting the exteriors and installation of shutters to 14 Public Housing dwelling units in Alachua Florida. Bidders are encouraged to submit their lowest practical bid. Bid packages/specifications may be downloaded from our web-site or obtained at the ACHA Business Office located at 703 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601

 Bids must reference “IFB: Exterior Painting of Hitchcock Units” and be physically delivered no later than 4:00pm EST on  Tuesday April 3rd, 2018  Thursday April 12th, 2018 at the ACHA Business Office located at 703 NE 1st St, Gainesville, FL 32601.

Exterior Painting of Hitchcock Units – Information Document and Bid sheets

Addendum 1 Exterior Painting of Hitchcock Units

Upon downloading please submit contact information below.




The Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) requests Bids for Salvage and Scrap Metals. Please submit your best offer to Ron Hall, Director of Operations, 703 NE 1st Street Gainesville, FL 32601. Deadline for submission is Thursday March 15, 2018 at 12:00 Noon EST.

This equipment is located at the Sunshine Inn 4155 NW 13th St Gainesville, FL 32609 unless otherwise noted on the Disposition Form. Viewing arrangements can be made by contacting Ronald Hall, Director of Operations, at 352-372-2549 ext 512, Monday through Thursday 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Bid Sheet for Salvage/Scrap Metal and EquipmentDisposal List



NEW – Procurement Notice (click here)

State and Local Law 

Each PHA operates under a different set of State and/or local laws. In some cases, the Federal standards may be more stringent than the State or local law/regulation. In general, the PHA must comply with whichever is more stringent. It would be impossible for the
Department to provide guidance on each and every State/local requirement affecting procurement. A more complete discussion of the relationships between Federal, State, and local laws is found in Chapter 13.

Public Access to Procurement Information

Certain information about PHA procurement is normally considered public (e.g., name of the winning contractor and total contract price) and should be released to the public in accordance with the PHA’s procurement policy and applicable State laws and regulations
governing freedom of information. Other information related to procurement is often protected from disclosure (e.g., proprietary business information such as technical methods or processes, detailed pricing information, personal information, or the PHA’s pre-decided information such as internal proposal evaluations). PHAs must exercise caution to ensure that protected information is not made public. Contracting personnel should consult the PHA’s legal counsel whenever there is any question regarding the release of information. In addition to laws requiring the publication of procurement opportunities, many State governments have enacted Freedom of Information or similar laws designed to further the goal of open government by providing public access to procurement information. These laws are not uniform as each State has a different set of rules defining what type of information is considered public as well as how and when it may be released. The State law on public records may or may not apply to the PHA’s procurement actions. Each PHA must incorporate applicable State laws into its procurement policy and ensure that procurement
actions are conducted in accordance with such laws.

The Procurement Policy

A.  PHAs are required to establish and follow a written procurement policy that is consistent with 24 CFR 85.36. A sample procurement policy may be found at Appendix 1. The policy need not contain detailed working-level procedures, but should require establishment of such procedures to carry out the policy. Some PHAs prefer to combine the policy and procedures into a single publication for the
convenience of staff.

B.  While it is not required that the procurement policy be submitted to HUD for approval, PHAs that wish to be exempt from prior HUD approval of certain individual procurement actions can have their procurement policy reviewed/approved by HUD, as discussed in Chapter 12. (PHAs can also self-certify that their procurement system meets all HUD requirements, which would also exempt them from certain HUD review requirements. See Chapter 12).
Delegation of Authority

A.  Generally, the procurement policy delegates responsibility for procurement functions to the Executive Director, with authority to assign all or a portion of that responsibility to positions or individuals based on the organization and staffing of the PHA.

B.  A person with authority for procurement activities is referred to as the Contracting Officer when he/she performs that function, regardless of any other job or position title he/she may have.

C.  PHAs shall establish policies for the delegations of procurement authority (e.g., to the Executive Director). These policies should be included in the PHAs’ written procurement policy. Delegations of procurement authority should clearly state the limits of the authority delegated in terms of dollar value of individual obligations the person may make and any other limits (e.g., types of contracts the individual may award such as small purchases). Delegations should also state whether the recipient may further re-delegate any of the authority and, if so, how much.



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  Fair Housing & Equal Opportunity

Fair Housing Statement

The Housing Alachua County Housing Authority is a fair housing provider. We do not make any preference, limitation or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Housing Alachua County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal and state laws, regulations and executive orders regarding employment.

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