Oct. 4 Event Provides a Roadmap for Companies Seeking to Do Business With PHA
The Housing Authority has been increasing its minority and female participation rates
(Philadelphia, PA – September 27, 2023) – The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) will host a free event on Wednesday, October 4, 2023 providing a road map for companies seeking to do business with PHA.
Registration will begin at 5:30 PM. The PHA presentation and networking session will be held from 6 to 7:30 PM. All activities will be held in the first-floor multipurpose room at PHA’s headquarters at 2013 Ridge Avenue, 19021.
In FY 2023, PHA achieved a Minority Business Enterprise participation rate of 47% and a Women Business Enterprise participation rate of 31%. Philadelphia businesses and organizations received 33.4% of the total PHA contracted procurement spend of $106.8 million.
“The event is designed to walk small businesses through the process of contracting with PHA, and providing the many services that it requires to serve its residents,” said Kelvin A. Jeremiah, PHA President and CEO. “It is important to keep the playing field level so smaller companies can compete and flourish. PHA is fully committed to expanding contract opportunities for Philadelphia businesses!”
PHA will guide attendees through the process of responding to PHA’s Request for Proposals (RFPs) and show them how to register online to do business with PHA. There is no cost to attend. The event will also cover the COSTARS, the Commonwealth’s Cooperative Contracting Program. For additional information, call 215-684-4062.
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