Syracuse Housing Authority Request for Proposal: Vacant Apartment Preparation / Cleaning

The SHA is seeking responses to this Request for Proposal (RFP) from contractors with the ability to prepare vacated apartments for re-occupancy, The SHA is interested in contractors who can provide a full range of services necessary for this work. These services may include, but are not limited to, general cleaning; appliance cleaning and repair; dry-wall repairs, flooring repairs, stripping and waxing; painting and preparation for painting; minor plumbing repairs; etc. “Heavy” clean-out, for example mattresses, furniture, etc., will be done by SHA staff.

The SHA manages approximately 2,600 public and assisted housing units, about half of which are high rise-elevator units and half family row house units. Bedroom configurations range from 0 bedroom efficiencies to 2 bedroom units in senior elevator buildings, and 1 to 5 bedroom family apartments. During an average year, between 240 to 300 units vacate.

Contractors must have resources to accomplish all stated work in an apartment in 10 days.

The full text of this Notice, including the selection methodology and samples of vacant unit inspection sheets can be found at:

or by calling 315.470.4270 and requesting to pick-up a packet or by e-mail request to:   Requests must be made before April 22, 2015.