Notices Issued

Following are notices that have been issued by Michael Gifford.

September 7, 2018 - "Revisions to the Federal Procurement Thresholds ARE ON HOLD"

September 7, 2017 - Attachment

August 27, 2018 - "Revisions to the Federal Procurement Thresholds Changed via M-18-18"

August 27, 2018 - Attachment

August 10, 2018 - "Doing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Legal Services? Per guidance from HUD, not allowed!"

June 25, 2018 - "Comments (and Word of Caution) from Mike Gifford - Implementing Statutory Changes to the Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds for Financial Assistance"

June 25, 2018 - Attachment

June 4, 2018 - "HUD Pamphlet: Procurement Practices at Public Housing Agencies"

June 4, 2018 - Attachment

June 1, 2018 - "Section 3 Inquiry distributed by the Association of Section 3 Professionals"

June 1, 2018 - Attachment 1, Attachment 2

March 31, 2018 - "HUD 5370 Contract Forms (New Versions Posted by HUD)"

March 31, 2018 - Attachment 1, Attachment 2, Attachment 3,  Attachment 4

March 12, 2018 - "Recent/Imminent Change to the Micro Purchase Threshold (MYTH)"

March 10, 2018 - "Additional Section 3 Trainings"

August 17, 2017 - "Updated PHA Notice on SPEARS Reporting Due Dates"

August 17, 2017 - Attachment

July 18, 2017 - "PHA Notice on SPEARS Reporting Due Dates"

July 18, 2017 - Attachment

July 10, 2017 "FROM MIKE GIFFORD: My thoughts as to Reverse Auctions"

April 3, 2017 "HUD-required Contract forms, including the form HUD-5370 forms (and others)"

March 13, 2017"HUD-mandated form, form HUD-50071, Certification of Payments to Influence Federal Transactions"
March 13, 2017 Attachment 1: PIH-2017-04 
                        Attachment 2: form HUD 50071
                        Attachment 3: SF-LLL

February 28, 2017 "My Thoughts pertaining to Letters of Recommendation and giving Contractor References"

February 16, 2017 "FORWARDING OF NOTICE: HUD Grants Management. and Oversight Requesting Code of Conduct"

February 8, 2017 "New U.S. Communities Contract with Amazon Business"

December 23, 2016 "Re-distribution of Notices pertaining to RAD and Section 3 (including REVISED RAD Notice PIH 2012-032- Rev 2)"
December 23, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"

October 11, 2016 "Comments pertaining to the attached HUD E-Newsletter: "Competitive Proposal Procurement" for Construction Projects"
October 11, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"

October 3, 2016 "Forwarded message from the Association of Section 3 Professionals: Reminder of SPEARS V 2.0 released March 28, 2016"

July 21, 2016 "IMPORTANT FOLLOW-UP MESSAGE PERTAINING TO MY NOTICE DISTRIBUTED July 18th!  RE: My comments as to Executive Order 13658 and the Service Contract Act (SCA)"
July 21, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"

July 18, 2016 "My comments as to Executive Order 13658 and the Service Contract Act (SCA)"

July 13, 2016 "NEW: Section 3 Brochure from HUD"

April 4, 2016 "FOLLOWUP NOTICE: INTERESTING NOTICE FROM HUD.GOV: Removed Expired HUD Forms from HUDCLIPS"
April 4, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"

February 29, 2016 "Clarification about Section 3 Reporting Periods in SPEARS"
February 29, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"
February 29, 2016 "Attachment to Notice - Reporting Periods"

February 23, 2016 "INTERESTING NOTICE FROM HUD.GOV: Removed Expired HUD Forms from HUDCLIPS"
February 23, 2016 "Attachment to Notice"

January 12, 2016 "Current Utilization of HUD Procurement Handbook 7460.8 REV-2"

November 18, 2015 "The Association of Section 3 Professionals"

November 16, 2015 "REVISED REMINDER: Deadline for a new Procurement Policy"

November 10, 2015 "REMINDER: Deadline for a new Procurement Policy"

August 5, 2015 "Re-Distribution of HUD Notice: BusinessUSA"
July 29, 2015 "Re-Distribution of a HUD Notice: Public Trust and Integrity is Our Collective Responsibility"

June 30, 2015 "New Eligible GSA Schedule: Security Schedule 84"
June 30, 2015 "Attachment to Notice - Justification for Joinder or Piggy-back Contract (PBJ"

June 22, 2015 "HUD Section 3 Business Registry"
June 17, 2015 "Revised Procurement Policy"
June 17, 2015 "Attachment to Notice - Sample Procurement Policy"
June 17, 2015 "Attachment to Notice - Side by Side Comparison - 24 CFR to 2 CFR"
March 25, 2015 "Section 3 Announcement from HUD"
March 25, 2015 Attachment to Notice - HUD Section 3 Business Registry Brochure
March 25, 2015 Attachment to Notice - Section 3 Business Fact Sheet
March 25, 2015 Attachment to Notice - Section 3 Poster
March 17, 2015 "Dept of Labor Webinar Announcement"
March 17, 2015 Attachment to Notice
March 5, 2015 "HUD has issued new guidance pertaining to the Transition to 2 CFR Part 200"
March 5, 2015 Attachment to Notice
February 24, 2015 "Important Potential Major Changes to Housing Agency Procurement Standards: Notice #2"
February 24, 2015 Attachment to Notice - Side by Side Comparison
February 24, 2015 Attachment to Notice - Interim Rule
January 20, 2015 "Executive Order 13658 and HUD construction subject to prevailing wage requirements"
January 20, 2015 Attachment to notice - Policy Executive Order 13658
December 19, 2014 "Important Potential Major Changes to Housing Agency Procurement Standards"
November 24, 2014 "Re-distribution of an Article from HUD, Lifting the Fog on Section 3"
September 8, 2014 "HUD New Section 3 Publications"
July 29, 2014 "HUD Procurement Learning Tools for PHAs Now Available"
July 2, 2014 "HUD has Posted Revision Forms Mandated for Use with Contracts"