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)

Security Guard Services

RFP Number: 2020-0054

Description: Atlanta Housing is requesting proposals from qualified contractors to provide security guard services at Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center located at 395 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The contractor will provide three armed and trained security guards that will be present at all times during twenty-four (24) hours at the location. Each security guard will perform duties as described in the document linked below during eight-hour (8) shifts. Work will be performed Sunday through Saturday, including federal holidays. Requirements for the number of security guards may be adjusted by AH depending upon a number of environmental factors.  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.  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, November 13, 2019 through, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 12:00 P.M. EST.  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.  All requests for information or clarification pertaining to this solicitation must be addressed in writing.

RFP Released: Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Pre-Proposal Conference: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 9:30 A.M.; The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, The Pecan Room, 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, NE, 1st Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303-2421

Site Visit: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10:30 A.M.; Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center located at 395 Piedmont Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308

Deadline for Questions and/or Comments: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 by 12:00 P.M., EST
Proposal Due Date and Time: Monday, December 16, 2019 by 12:00 P.M., EST

RFP Point of Contact:Sopheria Lambert, Contracts and Procurement, The Housing Authority of the City of Atlanta, Georgia, Contracts & Procurement Department, 230 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, NE 5th Floor, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2421

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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