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The Department of Procurement and Contracts (DPC) procures goods and services for the Chicago Housing Authority. CHA seeks to do business with firms and organizations that have the technical and financial capacity to provide quality products and services. CHA’s standards include industry best practices that promote accountability, transparency and efficiency in our procurement processes.

CHA's Procurement Contract Opportunities include: 

  • Architecture & Engineering
  • Commodities
  • Construction
  • Environmental Services
  • Professional Services
  • Work Services

The fundamental goal of CHA’s procurement system is to satisfy our end users in terms of cost, quality, and timeliness of the delivered product or service while complying with applicable laws, rules HUD regulations and notices, and the CHA’s own policies.

PROCUREMENT REGULATIONS 

  • 2 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 200.317-326 - HUD Regulations
  • HUD Procurement Handbook 7460.8 - Rev 2 
  • CHA Procurement Policy & Procedure Manual 

Compliance

DPC's Compliance Team is responsible for monitoring Minority/Women/Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (M/W/DBE), Section 3, and Davis-Bacon & Related Acts as determined by the Department of Labor, in conjunction with Housing and Urban Development (HUD). For more information, please visit Compliance Requirements.

how to do business with cha

To do business with the CHA, you must register as a Supplier through the CHA's Supplier Portal

  1. Access the Supplier Portal here.
  2. Register or log in with your username and password if you have already registered. 
  3. Follow the steps to complete your registration. 

DPC hosts a range of workshops and vendor events to provide information on how to do business with the CHA and on specific procurement opportunities. For more information on attending our next workshop, visit Workshops and Social Media

INTERESTED IN DOING BUSINESS WITH OTHER LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES?

To learn more on doing business with the following agencies, please click on the links below.

(Please note: You will open a non-CHA website in a new window.) 

The procurement Web site is specifically targeted to manufacturers, dealers, sales agents, and any technically and financially responsible businesses. It is designed to help you understand the procurement role and responsibility at each agency listed - which is to buy goods and services. Each Agency has its own Procurement site and business procedures and we recommend you visit the respective link for complete details.