Contracting Opportunities & Section 3

Current Contracting Opportunities 

Deck Replacements Cedar Ridge Townhomes 2024

The St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority is accepting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to provide deck replacements at Cedar Ridge Townhomes located in St. Cloud.  Proposals must be delivered to the St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority, 1225 W St. Germain, St. Cloud, MN 56301 no later than 1:00 pm, May 7th, 2024.  Provide a lump sum proposal on the HRA Proposal Form.  The St. Cloud Housing and Redevelopment Authority reserve the right to accept or reject any or all proposals.  The successful proposer will enter into a formal contract.  MUST USE HRA PROPOSAL FORM.

A non-mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held beginning at 8:00 am on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2024 at Cedar Ridge Townhomes 3455 14th St. N. St. Cloud, MN 56303.

Respondents agree that their pricing includes the current minimum tort liability limits of $500,000/$1,500,000.

Respondents agree that there will not be discrimination as to race, sex, religion, color, age, creek, or national origin in regard to obligations, work and service performed under those terms of any contract ensuing from this RFQ.

The St. Cloud HRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The St. Cloud HRA is a Fair Housing Agency, and any contractor entering HRA property must comply with Fair Housing Laws.

Contractors will complete the Section 3 forms to show whether or not your business is a qualified Section 3 business.

Questions related to this proposal can be answered by:

Paul Soenneker, Project Manager at (320) 202-3147 or

Full Proposal Details

Sample Contract



Invitation for Bids: Refuse Removal and Recycling Services

The St. Cloud HRA is seeking bids for refuse removal and recycling services at multiple locations within the City of St. Cloud.

Refuse removal and recycling services are expected to begin June 1st, 2024. Bids will be received for each development individually and may be awarded individually or collectively. The HRA reserves the right to enter into separate contracts for each development or to combine developments.

At the option of the St. Cloud HRA, services may be retained for an additional 2 years. The scope of work and costs for such services will be defined and negotiated at the time of the optional biennial contract renewal.

Bids must be received by 9:00 am on April 16th, 2024 at St. Cloud Housing and

Redevelopment Authority. Questions regarding the bid should be directed to Paul Soenneker at (320) 202-3147.


Full Bid Details

Sample Contract



How do I contact the St. Cloud HRA ?

The general dial phone number for the St. Cloud HRA is 320-252-0880.  You can also find a directory of staff email addresses, fax and phone numbers under "Contact" at the top of our website. 

How do I submit a question ?

You can contact the person that is resposible for the RFP or submit a general question in the form below.



Section 3 

Section 3 Preference

The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods. Section 3 ensures that HUD-funded jobs, training, and contracts are provided to low-and very low-income residents of the community where the funds are spent, and to businesses that are owned by, or employ, such services. As a recipient of Section 3 HUD-funded Public and Indian Housing assistance it is the obligation of the St. Cloud HRA to ensure that contractors and subcontractors understand and comply with the goals of Section 3 whenever possible and contracts are awarded priority to Section 3 certified businesses. In order to comply with HUD regulations, it is your responsibility to SELF-CERTIFY your business annually on the Section 3 Business Registry. Questions, please contact Paul Soenneker at .

To search the database for self-certified Section 3 businesses, register your business for inclusion, or for more information on the Business Registry, please visit HUD.GOV. Section 3 Certification Questionaire. Please mail or drop off this form so the St. Cloud HRA is aware you are registered as a Section 3 businessand to be included on bid lists. Section 3 Income Levels.

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