Doing Business With AH


Corporate Contracting and Procurement Operations

To maximize its contracting dollar, the Atlanta Housing looks for as much competition as the open market will provide. Consequently, we are always seeking new, qualified suppliers/vendors. Working with AH offers new opportunities to use your know-how, develop new markets and expand existing ones. And you’ll be working with one of the nation’s most celebrated leaders in the affordable housing industry!

Please click here to access AH’s Business Management Portal.

Featured Contracting Opportunities

Looking for Landlords in Ashview Heights, University Center & Vine City Neighborhoods (University Choice Neighborhoods)

Description: Atlanta Housing anticipates receiving applications from landlords of individual properties suitable to house families of 3 – 5 persons with a minimum of 8 units ready to lease. AH will also consider Landlords who can bundle several units in proposed clusters within the UCN boundaries.  Landlords who can provide residential units through existing housing or repurposing of other existing buildings located in the UCN Boundaries, and are qualified and interested in receiving HomeFlex for their rental units, may submit an application at any time. If an application is approved and provided funding through HomeFlex, then AH will execute a Commitment Letter for an initial term of anywhere from five (5) to Twenty (20) years with options for possible extensions. If Atlanta Housing provides capital assistance for rehabilitation work at the property, Atlanta Housing will require a restrictive covenant on the property for a term of 30-40 years. AH also anticipates notifying Landlords within 30 days of AH’s receipt if application if is not awarded HomeFlex with specific rationale for why award was not made. AH reserves the right to cancel or discontinue its application process for HomeFlex for existing housing units within the UCN Boundary at any time throughout the duration of this NOFA if determined to be in the best interest of AH to do so.  Applications can be submitted at any time until Atlanta Housing, at its sole discretion, determines that it’s needs for affordable housing in the University Choice Neighborhood have been met.  Applicants may submit one (1) paper (or hard) copy of their applications to:  Atlanta Housing, Sopheria Lambert, Atlanta Housing Authority Acquisition Services Analyst, 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303 or submit one (1) electronic (soft) copy of their applications via email to:  A property may only be submitted a total of 3 times as a combination of proposed clusters or once by itself.  AH reserves the right to: Accept or reject any or all applications, discontinue this NOFA process and re-advertise this NOFA without obligation or liability to any Applicant and Award multiple HomeFlex contracts.

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Compliance Management & Monitoring System

RFP Number: 2020-0027

Description: Atlanta Housing (AH) seeks proposals from qualified professional organizations that are able to provide a configurable web-based Compliance Management Software System (as a SaaS solution) that is designed for the specific needs and requirements of AH’s Operations for Real Estate Investments, Housing Choice Voucher (“HCV”), Home Flex Project Base Voucher (PBV) and Public Housing Programs and other operating functions.  The contract resulting from this solicitation will be for an initial term of two (2) years with the option to extend the contract, at Atlanta Housing’s sole discretion, for three (3) additional one (1) year option terms for a potential total maximum term of five (5) years.  The Respondent must provide a risk-based compliance software as a service (SaaS) solution that is designed to capture internal risk assessments, quality assurance assessments, key performance indicator (KPI) metrics and performance outcomes and projections utilizing a systematic approach that is comprehensive to AH’s housing programs and internal operations.

RFP Released: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Pre-Proposal Conference: Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 2:00PM EST; The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, The Pecan Room, 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: Friday September 27, 2019 by 3:00 P.M., EST
Proposal Due Date and Time: Friday, October 11, 2019 by 3:00 P.M., EST

2020-0027 Compliance Management and Monitoring Software System

RFP Number: 2020-0027 Addendum #1

Issue Date: Thursday, October 10, 2019
Proposal Due Date and Time:
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 by 3:00 P.M., EST

Addendum 1 – RFP 2020-0027 Compliance Management and Monitoring Software System


Human Services Case Management Software

RFP Number: 2020-0012

Description: Atlanta Housing is requesting proposals from companies to provide case management software as a service (i.e., a hosted solution) that includes implementation and technical support services. The case management solution needs to be adaptable for seamless integration with Atlanta Housing’s business processes and information systems. The software will be used to provide automation capabilities, including access to information, accuracy of data, and reporting to support case management functions for Human Development Services and Choice Neighborhoods. The solution should enable incorporation of categories or modules related to education, employment, social services, health, community engagement, and development. NOTE: AH reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to adjust this Schedule of Events as it deems necessary. If necessary, AH will communicate adjustments to any event in the Schedule of Events in the form of an addendum to this RFP. Addenda to this RFP will only be issued and posted on AH’s website at ( Addenda will not be mailed to potential Respondents. It is the responsibility of the Respondent to monitor AH’s website and Business Management Portal for any and all addenda issued. Each Respondent must acknowledge all addenda issued so as to ensure that addenda are considered in their proposal response by completing Addenda Acknowledgement Form. This Form must be submitted with the Service Provider’s response to this Request for Proposals. Failure to include the Form in the proposal response may subject your Firm to disqualification.

RFP Posted: Thursday, August 29, 2019
Pre-Proposal Conference: Monday September 9, 2019 @ 12:00PM EST; 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, NE, Atlanta, GA 30303, Pecan Room
Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: Thursday September 12, 2019 @ 5:00PM EST
Proposal Due Date and Time: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

RFP 2020-0012 Human Services Case Management Software

Short Term Housing Assistance Program

RFP Number: 2019-0167

Description: Atlanta Housing seeks to partner with an established and stable organization that has the depth and breadth of resources, civic reputation and recognized capacity to serve as the Program’s Service Coordinator (“Coordinator”). The Coordinator must be an organization with proven experience as a service organization with skilled administrative and accounting capacity, multiple funding resources, and access to a network of experienced, resource-rich service providers. All of these factors should demonstrate the Service Coordinator’s ability to administer the Program successfully.

Release Date: June 28, 2019
Pre-Proposal Conference: July 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM; 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Atlanta, GA 30303, Pecan Room
Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: July 16, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Proposal Due Date and Time: July 30, 2019 at 3:00 PM

RFP 2019-0167 – Short Term Housing Assistance Program

RFP Number: 2019-0167 ADDENDUM #1

Description:  This Addendum, including all articles and corrections listed below, shall become a part of the original Request for Proposals (“RFP”) package and shall be taken into account in preparing your proposal response.  The above-numbered solicitation is amended as set forth below. Vendors must acknowledge receipt of this addendum by completing and signing the attached Addenda Acknowledgement Form. The Addenda Acknowledgement Form must be submitted with the Firm’s response to this RFP. Failure to include the Form in the proposal response may subject your firm to disqualification.  In order to ensure that all firms are given an equal opportunity to submit a competitive response, the following are responses to questions and/or requests for clarification concerning RFP# 2019-0167.

This Addenda to the RFP will only be issued and posted on AH’s Business Management Portal. Addenda will not be mailed to potential Respondents. It is the responsibility of the Respondent to monitor AH’s Business Portal for any addenda issued. Each Respondent must acknowledge all addenda issued by completing and signing the – Addenda Acknowledgement Form. The Form must be included in the Firm’s response to the RFP.

Release Date: August 12, 2019

Proposal Due Date and Time: Thursday, August 22, 2019 – no later than 3 pm

RFP_2019-0167_Addendum 1 – Short Term Housing Assistance Program

Temporary Staffing Services

RFP Number: 2019-0155

Description: It is the intent of The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia (“AH”) to enter into a multi-year contract with qualified professional firms that possess a vast level of experience with conducting temporary staffing services, as needed or required by AH. Firms must have the expertise on staff to provide said services. The successful Respondent(s) shall provide all required services and supplies to include all personnel, labor, material, equipment, freight and transportation in accordance with the contract requirements stated herein.  Atlanta Housing seeks proposals from qualified temporary staffing firms to provide temporary staffing services for departments throughout Atlanta Housing. In order to maintain the quality of AH’s daily operations and the functionality of the organization temporary staff is needed periodically to assist various departments on an as- needed basis. AH seeks high-caliber, qualified and experienced candidates to fill temporary assignments (“Assignment”) within the organization.  Please Note: Respondents are responsible for reading this Request for Proposals and all exhibits (“RFP”), in its entirety, as updates and revisions have been added. By submitting a response to this solicitation, the Respondent acknowledges that it has read the entire document and is responding with full knowledge of all terms, conditions, and requirements as set forth. Additionally, please refer to Section 3.1(B) of the solicitation for important information on Firm Registration.

RFP Released (Open for Responses): Friday, July 26, 2019
Pre-Proposal Conference: Thursday, August 01, 2019 by 11:30 A.M. EST
Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: Thursday, August 08, 2019 by 2:00 P.M. EST
Proposal Due Date and Time: Friday, August 23, 2019 at 3:00 P.M. EST

RFP #2019-0155 – Temporary Staffing Services

How To Submit a Proposal with Atlanta Housing

In order to submit a proposal, you must first register as a vendor or supplier at Atlanta Housing Business Management Portal – Supplier Registration. Once registered, go to Atlanta Housing Business Management Portal for submission details. Submit proposal through Atlanta Business Management Portal.

How to Submit an Invoice to Atlanta Housing

In order to successfully submit an invoice, it must include the following information:

  • invoice number,
  • service description,
  • vendor number,
  • date of service,
  • contract number and;
  • any other information required by contract.

Email all invoices to

Section 3

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that promotes local economic development, neighborhood improvement and individual self-sufficiency in areas receiving certain types of HUD financial assistance.  Under Section 3, wherever HUD financial assistance is provided for housing or community development, economic opportunities will be given to residents and business in that area to the greatest extent feasible.

Who are Section 3 residents?

  • Public housing residents
  • Low and very low-income person residing in a metropolitan area or non-metropolitan county where the Section 3 assistance is expended.

What are Section 3 businesses?

To qualify as a Section 3 business, one of the following criteria must be met:

  • At least 51 percent of the business is owned by Section 3 residents
  • At least 30 percent of the permanent, full-time employees are currently Section 3 residents or were Section 3 residents within three years of the date of hire
  • Can show evidence of a firm commitment to provide a minimum of 25 percent of the total dollar amount of all subcontracts to Section 3 businesses

Section 3 opportunities:

  • Job training
  • Employment
  • Contracts

Job training and employment priority is given to persons living in public and assisted housing person; persons living in areas financially assisted by HUD; HUD Youthbuild program participants; and homeless persons

If you are interested in job training and/or employment opportunities, please complete the ConnectME form.

AH-Owned Residential Communities

The Atlanta Housing has hired property management/development companies to manage the AH-Owned Residential Communities. Included in their responsibilities is managing the procurement and oversight of maintenance and capital improvement contractors who provide these services for the communities. To get more information on becoming a vendor for these types of services, please contact each management company.

Columbia Residential Communities

Scott Wilson
Portfolio Service Manager

1718 Peachtree Street NW
Suite 684, South Tower
Atlanta, GA 30309

Cosby Spear Highrise355 North Ave. NE Atlanta, GA 30308-2521
East Lake Highrise380 East Lake Blvd. SE Atlanta, GA 30317-3154
Hightower Manor Highrise2610 ML King Dr. SW Atlanta, GA 30311-1642

The Integral Group Communities

Channing Henderson
Director of Asset Preservation & Enhancement

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 4100
Atlanta, GA 30303

Cheshire Bridge Road Highrise2170 Cheshire Bridge Rd. NE Atlanta, GA 30324-5705
Georgia Avenue Highrise174 Georgia Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30312-3030
Marian Road Highrise760 Sidney Marcus Blvd., NE Atlanta, GA 30324-3156
Martin Street Plaza600 Martin St. SE Atlanta, GA 30312-2921
Westminster1422 Piedmont Ave.NE Atlanta, GA 30309-2776

The Michael’s Organization Communities

Gary Eckrote, Director of Facilities

Joe Winkler, Facilities Manager

191 Peachtree Street NE
Suite 4100
Atlanta, GA 30303

Barge Road Highrise2440 Barge Rd. SW Atlanta, GA 30331-5251
Marietta Road Highrise2295 Marietta Rd.NW Atlanta, GA 30318-1900
Peachtree Road Highrise2240 Peachtree Rd. NW Atlanta, GA 30309-1124