Request for Proposals: Legal Services

Monday, September 28, 2015




Legal Services

The Housing Authority of the Town of Vernon (VHA) is requesting competitive proposals from qualified, licensed and reputable entities to provide legal services to the Authority on various matters related to the general business of the Authority and to the management of its different programs.

Interested parties must demonstrate a minimum of 10 years of experience as a housing authority legal counsel in the State of Connecticut and exhibit a broad range of representation in affordable housing related issues.

Request for Proposal (RFP) documents are available in the Administrative Office of the Vernon Housing Authority, 21 Court Street, Vernon, CT 06066. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM or by contacting Susan Plefka at (860) 871-0886 ext. 110. The RFP is also available on the VHA website at and can be faxed or emailed upon request. (Click here to download.)

Sealed proposals can be mailed or delivered, in accordance to the instructions contained in the RFP, to the Vernon Housing Authority, 21 Court Street, Vernon, CT 06066, Attention: Jeffrey Arn, Executive Director, by no later than 3:00 PM. EDST on Thursday, October 29, 2015.

A public bid opening will take place immediately after the deadline at the Administrative Office.  VHA reserves the right to award in part, to reject any and all proposals in whole or in part, or to waive any technical defects, irregularities and omissions if, in its judgment, the best interests of the housing authority will be served.



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