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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!

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RFP 2021-0104 Comprehensive Legal Services

Description:  Atlanta Housing’s Office of General Counsel currently consists of less than 15 attorneys, paralegals and staff, including the General Counsel. AH currently has agreements with a select pool of law firms to provide strategic legal advice and counsel as needed or requested, in one or more practice areas. Through this request for proposals, AH seeks additional legal services in the practice areas described below. All references to AH include its current or any future affiliate entities. Selected firms will join AH’s current pool of law firms and will sign agreements with AH, the terms of which will run concurrently with those of the other firms in the pool.

Law firms that have current contracts with AH that do not include services in the practice areas below are welcome to respond. However, law firms that already have current contracts with AH to provide services in the practice areas below, should not submit responses. Current agreements for these services will not be re-negotiated through this process.

AH reserves the right, at its discretion, to appoint any Law Firm from its pool of law firms to provide services based upon the needs of AH. Law Firm may perform services in conjunction with other Law Firms as directed by AH. An award of a contract does not guarantee a minimum volume of legal services.

Contracts awarded from proposals received in answer to this solicitation will be for a 12 month term. Renewal will be accomplished through the issuance of a new RFP resoliciting the services. In the event that the contract, if any, resulting from the award of this RFP shall terminate or be likely to terminate prior to the making of an award for a new contract for the identified products and services, AH may, with the written consent of the awarded Law Firm, extend the contract for such period of time as may be necessary to permit AH’s continued supply of the identified products and services. The contract may be amended in writing from time to time by mutual consent of the parties. The resulting award of the contract does not guarantee a minimum volume of work or commitment of funds.

In order to maintain a fair and impartial competitive process, AH and any outside consultants assisting AH with this solicitation, shall avoid private communication concerning this procurement with prospective Respondents during the entire procurement process. From the issue date of this RFP until the final award is announced, Respondents are not allowed to communicate about this RFP for any reason with any AH staff and/or outside consultants assisting AH with this solicitation except:

  • through the RFP Point of Contact named below;
  • as otherwise specified in this RFP; and / or
  • as provided by existing work agreement(s) (if any)

Prohibited communication includes all contact, including but not limited to, telephonic communications, emails, faxes, letters, or personal meetings, such as lunch, entertainment, or otherwise. AH reserves the right to reject the quote of any Respondent violating this provision.

  1. Questions must be submitted via the Q&A Board on AH’s Business Management Portal. AH will receive requests for additional information and/or clarification relative to this solicitation between Wednesday, June 23, 2021 EST through, Tuesday, June 29, 2021.
  2. Responses to these questions will be addressed in writing via the AH’s electronic procurement system. AH will not respond to requests for information after the date stated above. It is the responsibility of the Respondent to monitor AH’s website for any addenda issued. All Respondents are encouraged to frequently check AH’s website/portal for additional information.

RELEASE DATE: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

PROPOSAL DUE DATE AND TIME:  Friday, July 16, 2021 by 12:00 P.M., EDT

Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 by 10:00 A.M., EDT

PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE: Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 2:00 P.M, EDT Via ZOOM

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RFP Point of Contact
Sopheria Lambert, Purchasing Analyst

The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia Contracts & Procurement Department

230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, NE 5th Floor Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2421

Documentation: 2021-0104_Comprehensive Legal Services


Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)

Description: We are the Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia (Atlanta Housing or AH). We are looking for landlords to help us add affordable housing to the area within the University Choice Neighborhood (UCN) boundaries. UCN includes the former University Homes, Ashview Heights, the Atlanta University Center and Vine City.  Atlanta Housing is willing to consider offering interested private landlords rental subsidies through its HomeFlex program which provides housing assistance to families. Landlords participating in HomeFlex have a contractually guaranteed source of reliable income and Atlanta Housing assistance regarding routine landlord/tenant issues. HomeFlex requirements are set forth in a HomeFlex Agreement between Atlanta Housing and landlords. Atlanta Housing’s Real Estate Group provides a rent subsidy, financial management, oversight and monitoring activities with respect to HomeFlex units in each HomeFlex rental community.  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.

Documentation:  Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)


Documentation:  Ethics Excerpted from AMS Admin Manual

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

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