NOTICE TO HOUSING REHABILITATION CONTRACTORS
The City of Sebastian has received Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding from the US Housing and Urban Development for the purpose of Housing Rehabilitation for Very Low and Low to Moderate income individuals and families that are found to be income eligible and reside in owner occupied residences within the legal limits of the City Sebastian. These CDBG funds will be used to assist very low to low median income individuals and families with the rehabilitation of substandard units to bring the units to compliance with code community. The City is seeking licensed, qualified housing rehabilitation contractors to assist in facilitating the City of Sebastian CDBG program.
The CDBG funds allow for minor to substantial repairs to individual housing units qualified as a part of the City of Sebastian CDBG Program. Rehabilitation will include but not be limited to, correcting all Florida Building Code violations, providing cost effective energy conserving and allowable green features, making the dwelling accessible to handicap and elderly occupants as necessary, and correcting any health and/or safety violations that may be present. All rehabilitation repairs must meet all applicable Federal code requirements, including the minimum Section 8 Housing Quality Standards, all Florida Residential Building Codes, and all applicable city or county codes.
If you are a licensed contractor in the State of Florida (general, residential, or other appropriate license for the work) and are interested in bidding for services related to this work, please complete an application packet. (www.cityofsebastian.org). The City of Sebastian will be hosting a contractor orientation to go over the program details on 08/27/2020 at 3:00 to 4:00pm at City of Sebastian City Hall Council Chambers. You may obtain an application at the orientation, or request a copy of the application from the City of Sebastian CDBG consultant, Guardian CRM, Inc. Should you have specific questions please contact Antonio Jenkins, Project Manager of Guardian at 1-888-482-7393.
Vendors must provide proof of workers compensation and liability insurance to be considered for this program.
City of Sebastian is an equal opportunity employer
City of Sebastian is an equal opportunity employer and encourages its approved contractors to employ W/MBE and Section 3 businesses and individuals:
- What is a section 3 business or individual?
Public housing residents including persons with disabilities.
- Low and very low-income persons who live in the areas where a HUD assisted projected are located.
That is owned by Section 3 residents
Employs Section 3 residents or Subcontracts with businesses that provide opportunities to low and very low-income persons.
How can individuals and businesses find out more about section 3?
Contact the Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity representative at your nearest HUD Office or:
Download Section 3 information at: https://www.hud.gov/program_offices/fair_housing_equal_opp/section3/section3