The Bid Requirement for Contractors lists the procedure that contractors must follow when bidding for a Community Development project. For additional information regarding the City's home repair programs, please see Common Questions and Answers.
Contractors working in home repair programs must register with the City as a vendor, obtain a D-U-N-S number and register with the System for Award Management (SAM):
- The New Contractor Packet explains the necessary qualifications to work as a contractor for the City's housing programs as a vendor. This packet includes the Vendor/Contractor Registration Application, a vendor information form, and a W-9 form.
- www.dnb.com or call 1-866-805-5711. The process is free for those indicating they are registering as an assistance recipient of government contracts. All contractors must acquire a DUNS number through Dun and Bradstreet. The process takes less than five minutes! You can visit the D&B website at
- quick start guide for details and visit the SAM.gov website. Contractors are required to register with the System for Award Management. The process involves creating an Individual Account and then registering as a new entity. Please refer to this
All home repairs undertaken by contractors paid with federal funds must comply with current regulations regarding the management of lead-based paint.
Economic Opportunity for Low Income Businesses & Individuals
Section 3 ensures that employment and economic opportunities generated by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) financial assistance for construction activities shall be directed to low-and very low-income persons.
- HUD Section 3 Economic Opportunity - Information
- Community Development Procedures - Section 3
- Section 3 - Certification Information
- Section 3 - Business Concern Certification Application
- Section 3 - Contractor Compliance Form