Thank you for your interest in doing business with the Houston
Housing Authority. The Purchasing Department is responsible for
procuring a wide range of goods and services. Our regular business
hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday, except for
agency holidays. Please
click here to download the Procurement Policy.
The Houston Housing Authority procures goods and
services through the following processes:
Competitive procurement is conducted for purchases exceeding
$50,000 by either sealed bidding or competitive proposals. Formal
copies of solicitations may be requested by calling 713.260.0554 or
by writing or visiting the Purchasing Department at the address
Houston Housing Authority
2640 Fountain View Dr., Suite 408
Houston, TX 77057
Most construction contracts are awarded using sealed bidding.
All construction bids exceeding $25,000 must be accompanied by a
bid guarantee, (bid bond) which shall not be less than five percent
(5%) of the amount of the bid. The successful bidder prior to
execution of any contract shall also submit a performance bond and
payment bond of 100% of the contract price.
Three quotes shall be solicited for purchases in excess of
$2,000. Quotes may be verbal or written and may be received by
telephone, fax or e-mail. For purchases up to $2,000, buyers may
procure the supplies or services from a single vendor.
Open Invitation for Bids (IFBs) and Request for Proposals (RFPs)
are advertised in the Bids and Proposals section of the Houston
Chronicle, La Voz, the Houston Press, and the Houston Business