Notice to Contractors

Water Meter Installation – 2019

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz invites Bids from appropriately licensed contractors for installation of water meters. Bids must be submitted to and inquiries may be directed to:

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz
2160 41st Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
831-454-5935 Office

Project specifications, requirements and provisions are included in the Project Package which can be obtained at the Housing Authority office between 8:00AM and 5:00PM Monday through Thursday, or by clicking here.

The Contractor and each of his/her subcontractors shall be required to pay the Prevailing Wage rates as determined by Housing and Urban Development.

Unless otherwise required by law, no bidder may withdraw their bid for a period of sixty (60) days after the bid deadline.

Bids for this work will be received at the office of the Housing Authority until 2:00 PM, on Wednesday, June 26, 2019. No late proposals will be accepted. No proposals will be accepted that are incomplete, written in pencil, altered, illegible or contains unrequested alternates. Bidders must complete all bid line items.

The Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and waive any irregularity or minor defects in any proposal received.

Request for Proposals
Energy Audit Study RFP 2019


The Housing Authority invites proposals for Energy Audits and recommendations for energy conservation measures. Audit should comply with State of California standards and Federal standards, and shall identify energy-efficient measures and recommendations that can be incorporated in a physical needs assessment. Payback periods should accompany recommendations.

Properties to be included in study are nineteen (19) apartment sites in Santa Cruz County consisting of: fifteen (15) Low Income Public Housing sites, two (2) USDA Farm Labor Housing sites, and two (2) additional affordable housing sites.

The RFP documents may be examined and copies secured from the office of the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz, located at 2160 41st Avenue, Capitola CA 95010. No deposit is required. For information pertaining to the Contract Documents, contact Peter Rogers at (831) 454-9455 ext. 228.

Proposals shall be submitted to the Housing Authority in a sealed enveloped beginning at 2:00 PM on April 30, 2019. If no proposal is submitted and approved, submission of proposals will be accepted up to, and until such time as an amenable proposal is submitted and approved.

The Housing Authority reserves the right to reject any and all Proposals, to waive any irregularity or minor defects in any proposal received, and to extend deadline for proposals until amenable proposal is approved for award.

Refer to the RFP documents for additional information, terms and conditions.


Request For Proposals for Project-Based Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz (“HACSC”) is currently accepting applications from property owners for project-based vouchers (“PBV”) under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV).

Under the PBV Program, housing authorities can attach an HCV Housing Assistance Payment (“HAP”) Contract to a specific unit if the owner agrees to rehabilitate or construct the unit in accordance with regulations for the PBV Program and HUD’s Housing Quality Standards (“HQS”). The rent for each designated unit in the selected structure(s) would then be subsidized by the housing authority with HUD funds when the owner leases the unit to an eligible family from the housing authority’s waiting list.

RFP Packets are available here and at HACSC’s office at 2160 41st Avenue, Capitola, CA; between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday. Applications may be submitted at any time.

For additional information, please contact the Property Management Department at (831) 454-9455 Ext 223.


Notice to Interested General and Specialty Contractors

The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz requests responses from qualified General Contractors and Specialty Contractors, including but not limited to: Concrete, Electrical, Painting, Plumbing, Roofing and similar specialty classifications. The Housing Authority is developing a list of pre-qualified contractors to provide construction services for a variety of on-going facility maintenance and modification projects – including vacant unit turnovers, service work and similar. Contractors will be evaluated based on the nature of services required and the qualifications of the Contractor. Depending on nature and location of work, select prevailing wage rates will apply to jobs.

Interested Contractors must complete a “Contractor Information” form – available here or from the Housing Authority office. Contractors must submit completed forms to the Housing Authority office located at:

Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz
2160 41st Avenue
Capitola, CA 95010
ATT: Peter Rogers

This Notice will remain open – there is no deadline for submitting a written “Contractor Information” forms.

Please contact Peter Rogers at 831-454-5928 with questions.



In accordance with HUD Section 3 regulations, the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz directs employment opportunities generated by Section 3-covered assistance towards: residents of low-rent public housing; low-income residents in areas where Section 3 construction projects are underway; and business employing such persons. Available employment and contracts are primarily in the areas of construction and clerical work. For more information and to be placed on a solicitation list in case such positions become available, contact the Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz at 454-9455. EOE


De acuerdo con las reglamentaciones de la Sección 3 de HUD, la Autoridad de Viviendas del Condado de Santa Cruz dirige las oportunidades de empleo derivadas de la ayuda especificada en la Sección 3 hacia: los residentes de viviendas gubernamentales de alquiler reducido; los residentes de bajos ingresos en áreas donde se está llevando a cabo la construcción de proyectos de la Sección 3; y los negocios que emplean a estas personas. Existen empleos y contratos principalmente en la construcción y en trabajo de oficina. Para más información y para anotarse en la lista de solicitud en caso de que se ofrecieran tales puestos, comuniquese con la Autoridad de Viviendas del Condado de Santa Cruz, llamando al 454-9455. EOE

Si desea una traducción en español, por favor llame al (831) 454-9455.