Protest of HUD Contract Award for Property Management Services, U.S. GAO, January 26, 1995.

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A firm protested a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contract award for property management services, contending that HUD improperly made award to the awardee, since a personal conflict of interest existed between a HUD contracting official and the awardee. GAO held that: (1) although the transfer of contracting responsibility to another office led to confusion over the contracting official's.

A firm protested several proposed Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contract awards for real estate management services, contending that HUD was biased against it. GAO held that: (1) the protester failed to present any evidence of bias on the part of HUD; and (2) HUD properly considered information concerning the protester's performance under its existing contract.

responsibility, made award to that firm on Septem Topley initially protested the award to the agency and subsequently filed a protest with our Office. The president of Topley alleges that he was informed by a contracting official that it was HUD policy to award the South Allegheny contract to a member of a minority group.

An individual protested the Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) proposed contract award for management and operation services, contending that the proposed award was not consistent with the solicitation's evaluation criteria.

GAO noted that: (1) the original HUD selection official recommended that the protester receive the award; and (2) the new selection official decided to. A firm protested a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contract award for commercial facilities management services, contending that HUD did not take into account the benefits of its proposal.

GAO held that HUD failed to properly evaluate the relative merits of the protester's proposal. Under the bid protest provisions of the Competition in Contracting Act of31 U.S.C.

§§ (), only an "interested party" may protest a federal procurement. That is, a protester must be an actual or prospective supplier whose direct economic interest would be affected by the award of a contract or the failure to award a.

these services would not be performed by an attorney. DZCISION Tripp, Scott, Conklin & Smith protests the award of a contract to First American Title Company under request for proposals (RFP) No-issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for real estate closing services for properties owned by HUD in central Florida.

A firm protested a Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contract award for asset management services, contending that HUD should have rejected the awardee's proposal since its price was below cost.

GAO held that: (1) HUD reasonably determined that the awardee's price was acceptable for a fixed-price contract; (2) the protester received credit for having an office within a specific.

Harper & Harper protests the award of contracts under request for proposals (RFP) No.issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (DUD) for sales closing services.

Harper contends that its proposalE for areas $ and 6 were improperly excluded from the competitive range. Harper also protests the failure of the contracting. The protest concerns an RFP issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for large air tanker services for wild land firefighting.

After reviewing the solicitation, one potential offeror filed a pre-award protest arguing that the agency’s restriction on retardant tank sizes (no larger than 5, gallons) was unduly restrictive.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office on Wednesday sustained protests over a planned U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development procurement for contract administration services, ruling.

e National Med. 1995. book Staffing, Inc., B,CPD 1 (protester's lack of time to prepare proposal was due to its own failure to request RFP in a timely manner rather than any improper agency action) In its reconsideration request, Renic alleges that our.

(c) In accordance with 31 U.S.C, with respect to any protest filed with the GAO, if the funds available to the agency for a contract at the time a protest is filed in connection with a solicitation for, proposed award of, or award of such a contract would otherwise expire, such funds shall remain available for obligation for days after.

Filing a GAO protest may trigger an automatic stay of contract award or performance that lasts for the duration of the protest.

Such automatic stays are unique to bid protests filed with GAO and help account for GAO’s popularity as a protest forum. GAO’s recent decision in HP Enterprise Services, LLC illustrates the challenges resulting from the recent changes to GAO’s task order protest also provides a useful overview of the current scope of GAO’s jurisdiction over such protests.

HP Enterprise Services, LLC—Reconsideration, B (Janu ). Here is a bit of background on the recent jurisdictional. See e-LYNXX Corp., B, Dec. 3,CPD at 7; see also 10 U.S.C. § c(d)(3) (requiring consideration of cost in the award of orders under multiple-award contracts).

The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied Hughes Group LLC’s protest of a $ million U.S. Army sustainment support contract award, saying that Hughes failed to prevail over the. New CWIS, LCC, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, protests the issuance of a sole-source purchase order to P.K.

Management Group, Inc. (PKMG), of Doral, Florida, under sole-source justification No. JOFOC, issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Affairs (HUD), for a month contract to provide field service management (FSM) services for properties in Illinois (identified by the agency as.

contract type, the contractor selection/rejection process, and the basis for the cost or price of a contract (for non-profit subrecipients, 24 CFR specifies that procurement records and files for purchases in excess of the small purchase threshold fixed at 41 U.S.C. (ii), currently $, must include the basis for contractor.

FHA Management and Marketing Structure (M&M III) InHUD launched the third generation of its Management and Marketing (M&M) program, known as M&M III.

These new contracts streamline HUD's operations, capitalize on the expertise of its potential vendors, and provide flexibility to meet changing market conditions in the REO industry. The task order was for the defense agency’s Enhanced Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise, or E-SITE, contract, which covers a huge pool of information technology services.

HUD’s new contract decisions were hotly contested, and 66 protests were filed at the GAO. As a result, HUD withdrew its new contract awards and reissued its solicitation, changing the planned.

Although plaintiff was to begin performance of the original contract on October 1,a bid protest was filed at the GAO to contest the award of the contract to plaintiff. As a result, the contracting officer stayed plaintiff’s performance of the original contract on October 7, On Januthe GAO issued a decision on the bid.

HUD employees. We dismiss the protest. 4 C.F.R. § (m) (), The RFP provided that proposals were to be submitted to Room of the HUD building in Washington, D.C. by 2 p.m. on February The RFP also provided that proposals submitted after the.

The complaint alleged that the Seattle Housing Authority (Authority) violated HUD conflict of interest requirements when it awarded contracts for Program Management, Financial Management Consultant, and Property Management services for the Holly Park implementation.

Our review found the complaint to be partially valid. Earlier in the day, GAO approved Lockheed Martin's protest of the second contract award of the HUD HITS contract to EDS. GAO this afternoon. Merle M.

DeLancey Jr. and Lyndsay Gorton Almost daily, clients call our office seeking to protest the award of a federal government contract. Unfortunately, sometimes these calls are too late.

While contracts can be protested at the agency level, the Court of Federal Claims, and the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), GAO protests are the most. As noted by the protester, section of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal YearPub.Stat.(), mandated the issuance of regulations in the FAR “to require enhanced competition in the purchase of property and services by all executive agencies pursuant to multiple award.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development | 7th Street S.W., Washington, DC Telephone: () TTY: () After a decade of using single contractors for administrative, program support, management, and marketing services for this program, in HUD divided the contracts into Asset Management, which includes marketing and sales, and Field Service Management, which encompasses property management.

Subpart - Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses: Part 26 - Other Socioeconomic Programs: Subpart - Indian Incentive Program: Subpart - Major Disaster or Emergency Assistance Activities: Subpart - Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Minority Institutions: Subpart - Food Donations to Nonprofit.

Contract #C-OPC was awarded to IBM Global Business Services on Septem for a maximum total value of $, Industry watchers see this award as a promising sign that OMB will allow additional departments and agencies to proceed with much needed financial management modernization programs.

While the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is refusing to confirm, Award Letters have already been transmitted awarding the Management and Marketing (M&M) Asset Manager (AM) Contract for Region 5P to Residential Enhancements on the bricks is that the Protests are already under way; however, HUD has no comment.

Tomorrow, we will speak with some of those. The HUD issued a RFP for the award of fixed-unit-price ID/IQ contract for single-family home management and marketing services. () The protest involved the award of the contract for properties in the Ohio/Michigan area.

In a true case of lies, damn lies and statistics the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released their regular report to Congress on protests of DOD contracts. Can be made with vendors inside or outside the United States. Not the same as agreements under OT authorities (10 U.S.C. or 10 U.S.C.

b) but is a companion authority to the OT authorities. Can support several AAF acquisition pathways. Can be awarded using competitive or. form HUDA (9/98) Previous editions are obsolete ref. Handbooks& OMB Approval No. (exp/31/) Contract Provisions Required by Federal Law or Owner Contract with the U.S.

Department of Housing and Urban Development U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Office of Public and Indian Housing. percent of the contract price, and payment bonds for percent of the contract price. For all contracts, the grantee, HUD, or other duly authorized government officials shall have access to any contractor documents or records that are pertinent to the grant For all contracts, the procurement provisions found at 24 CFR part.


P.K. Management Group, Inc. (PKMG) is a national real estate management company with extensive experience in managing, preserving and maximizing property values for public and private clients. Since its inception inthe firm has performed as both a Prime Contractor for Federal agencies and operated as a subcontractor to various government and private sector Prime Contractors.

procurements. Traditionally, GAO bid protests serve two primary purposes: (1) to resolve solicitation defects prior to bid opening; and (2) to challenge procurement errors in connection with the award of federal contracts.

While the GAO is not the only venue to contest procurement errors (for.The processes of government procurement in the United States enable federal, state and local government bodies in the United States to acquire goods, services (including construction), and interests in real property.

In fiscal yearthe US Federal Government spent $bn on contracts. The market for state, local, and education (SLED) contracts is thought to be worth $ trillion. HUD Awards 55 Contracts Under M&M Program, Divides Responsibilities HUD's inventory of foreclosed FHA property is approximat homes, up .

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