Lease rooftop space at various locations.

Cambridge Housing Authority

Request for Proposals

Lease Rooftop Space at Various Locations



The Cambridge Housing Authority (CHA) is soliciting proposals from firms for the lease of rooftop space at one or more CHA public housing developments in the Cambridge area for the transmission and reception of telecommunication and Internet signals.  Interested parties will submit a proposal to provide in-kind Internet services as part of their fee.  It will be the vendor’s responsibility to manage the site in a mutual agreement between the firm and the Cambridge Housing Authority.  The vendor will be responsible for the installation, maintenance, administration and security of the antenna site(s).  The lease and use of these spaces will be on a non-exclusive basis and multiple awards may be made depending on available space.

Proposals will be available beginning Wednesday, February 3, 2021 after 10:00 AM.  Firms requesting the proposal can e-mail their request to Dawn Brown: or Donna Gallant:  There is no charge for the RFP which will be email electronically.  Please include the company name, address, telephone number, and contact person in the request.  Questions about the RFP will be due no later than Wednesday, February 17, 2021 by 3:00 PM.  Due to COVID-19, all proposals will be sent electronically and responses to the RFP will be submitted electronically.


The term of this contract will be for five (5) years with the option to renew for two additional (5) year terms at the sole discretion of the Cambridge Housing Authority.


Proposals will be received ELECTRONICALLY until Friday, March 5, 2021 by 2:00 PM.  Firms should e-mail their Qualifications Proposal to Donna Gallant at: and submit their Price Proposal to Dawn Brown at:  In the body of each email, vendors should clearly identify the Qualifications Proposal or Cost Proposal with the name of the firm.  At that time all proposal responses will be recorded and taken under advisement.


The time of acceptance of the proposal by the Cambridge Housing Authority is sixty (60) days from the date of the receipt.  Award of the contract is conditioned on approval by the Cambridge Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners.  Pursuant to Chapter 30B, Section 6, the contract will be awarded to the most advantageous proposal from a responsive and responsible firm who meets the minimum criteria requirements and whose proposal is determined to be the most advantageous to the Cambridge Housing Authority, taking into consideration the firm’s experience, staff capacity, references as well as price.

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