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Oklahoma NAHRO May Conference - May 22-24, 2018

May 24, 2018 - 8:00 AM to
May 24, 2018 - 5:00 PM
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Monkey Island

Afton, OK
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Oklahoma NAHRO May Conference

Sessions taught by Michael S. Gifford, C.P.M., CPSD 
Housing Authority Procurement Assistance 

(1)(2) 1st two Morning Sessions (Exact session times yet TBA)

SESSION TITLE: "40 Things You May Not Know About Housing Agency Procurement (But Really Need To)" (2 parts/3 total hours) 
DESCRIPTION: An interactive 3 hour review of 40 very important HUD-mandated requirements pertaining to purchasing and contracts. Topics that will be addressed include:  Informal quotes (QSPs); Formal Bids (IFBs) and Proposals (RFPs/RFQs); Advertisements; Specifications; Independent Cost Estimates and Cost Price Analysis; Non-competitive Justifications; Piggyback Justifications; Contracts and Contract Administration; and much more!  We will talk about procurements and contracts for supplies, equipment, and both maintenance and professional services.  This session includes a worksheet and forms. This is my most popular presentation! 
REFERENCES: 2 CFR §200.317 – §200.326; HUD Procurement Handbook 7460.8 REV 2.

 

(3) 1st Afternoon Session (Exact session times yet TBA)

SESSION TITLE: "Section 3: It's not has complicated as you might think." (1.5 hours)  

DESCRIPTION: There are a lot of misconceptions and myths circulating pertaining to the Section 3 program. This session addresses what the regulation actually says, what a housing agency is required to do, and best practices to accomplish a successful 'to the greatest extend feasible' Section 3 program. 
REFERENCES: 24 CFR §135; Chapter 15 of HUD Procurement Handbook 7460.8 REV 2.

 

(4) 2nd Afternoon Session (Exact session times yet TBA)

SESSION TITLE: "Quotes and Bids and Proposals, Oh My! (Important Similarities and Differences)"(1.5 hours) 
DESCRIPTION: Sooner or later, every housing agency needs to procure items and services over $2,000 and must conduct a Quotations for Small Purchases (QSP), an Invitation For Bids (IFB), a Request For Proposals (RFP), and/or a Request For Qualifications (RFQ), the four competitive solicitation methods available to housing agencies. This session is an overview of each, a discussion as to when to use each, and related documentation requirements. 
REFERENCES: 2 CFR §200.320; Chapters 5, 6, and 7 of HUD Procurement Handbook 7460.8 REV 2.

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