Painting Vacant Units at Various Locations


The Cambridge Housing Authority, as Owner and managing agent for its affiliate properties, invites
bids for Painting Vacant Units at Various Locations, in Cambridge, MA in accordance with the bid
documents as written by the Cambridge Housing Authority. The term of this contract will be for
one year with the option to renew for an additional one-year term, at the sole discretion of the
Cambridge Housing Authority and if funding is available. The Cambridge Housing Authority reserves
the right to award up to two contracts for these services and the maximum upset value of each
contract will be $150,000.00 per year.

The awarded contractor(s) will be responsible for properly preparing and painting vacant units in
sizes ranging from studio units to six-bedroom units. The scope of work will include, but not be
limited to, sanding, and scraping loose or peeling paint, filling all existing cracks, thoroughly cleaning
walls, and protecting fixtures and devices from application of paint. Contractors must be in business
as a corporation or company a minimum of five (5) years in order to be eligible. See bid documents
for additional details.

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available for pick-up at (may
be viewed electronically and hardcopy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. Phone: (978) -568-
1167 beginning Wednesday, October 26, 2022 after 10:00 AM. This project is being electronically
bid, hard copies will not be accepted. Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how
to register as an electronic bidder. The bids are to be prepared and submitted at Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid
documents are available online under “Tutorial” tab at the footer. There is no charge for the

A Site Visit will be scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 10:00 AM. CHA will notify
vendors of the developments scheduled to be visited at least 48 hours prior to this date.
Bids will be subject to M.G. L. c.149 Section 44A to J inclusive and to the Davis Bacon Wage
Determination Rates. All bids should be submitted electronically online at and received no later than Thursday, November 10, 2022 by 10:00

Every bid shall be accompanied by a Bid Deposit not less than five (5%) of the greatest
possible bid amount and made payable to the Cambridge Housing Authority. The time of
acceptance of the bid by the Cambridge Housing Authority is 30 days from the date of the bid
opening. Award of contract will be made to the responsible and eligible bidder offering to
perform the contract at the lowest price. Award of contract is conditioned on approval by the
Cambridge Housing Authority’s Board of Commissioners. The contract is subject to appropriation
of adequate funds and may be cancelled in the event such funds are not available.
No interpretations of the meaning of the plans, specifications, or other pre-bid documents shall be
made to any bidder orally. Every request for such interpretation must be in writing to: Donna
Gallant, Senior Purchasing Agent at:
The contract documents may be seen, but not removed at:
Nashoba Blue, Inc., 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749


Addendum 1-Painting vacant Units

Addendum 2-Painting vacant Units

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