REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS HOUSING REHABILITATION SPECIALIST

October 01, 2020

REQUEST FOR

QUALIFICATIONS

HOUSING REHABILITATION SPECIALIST

CITY OF NORTON, VIRGINIA

The City of Norton looks to utilize Virginia Community Development Block Grant funding to address comprehensive housing needs in and around the Southside community of the City, as part of a larger community development project.

The City is soliciting statements of qualifications from individuals and firms interested in providing housing rehabilitation specialist technical services in the implementation of this project. Rehabilitation Specialist services will include assistance with final work write-ups, cost estimates, lead and asbestos testing, bid documents, and interim/final inspections of all housing units proposed for rehabilitation or reconstruction.

The criteria for review of qualifications statements and selection of an individual or firm will include experience with CDBG housing rehabilitation and substantial reconstruction programs; qualifications and experience of individuals assigned to the project; localities for which similar services have been performed; anticipated time for completion of an average rehabilitation contract; ability to maintain accurate records and provide information to appropriate officials; and strength of references. The awarded firm may be retained for services during the construction phase of this project.

A complete copy of the Scope of Work can be obtained from Mr. Fred Ramey, City Manager, 618 Virginia Avenue NW, Norton, VA 24273, (276) 679-1160, or fredr@nortonva.org.

Minority and/or female owned businesses or firms and Section 3 businesses or firms are encouraged to apply. The City of Norton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All Statements of Qualifications should be submitted to Mr. Fred Ramey, City Manager, 618 Virginia Ave. NW, Norton, VA 24273, or at fredr@nortonva.org. Statements must be received by 3:00 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2020, in order to be considered. Late proposals will not be considered.

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