Dynamic Purchasing System for Temporary Accommodation

Birmingham City Council wishes to invite potential suppliers to submit applications to join a Dynamic Purchasing System for the for the procurement of temporary accommodation through the private rented sector and private registered providers of social housing.

Dynamic Purchasing System – Working with the private sector and private registered providers of social housing to deliver temporary accommodation solutions

Contract summary

 

Industry

    • Letting services of short-stay furnished accommodation – 55250000
    • Real estate services – 70000000
    • Housing services – 70333000

Location of contract

B4 7DJ

Value of contract

£0 to £9,516,000

Procurement reference

IT-100-3709-P0756

Published date

10 October 2022

Closing date

11 November 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 January 2023

Contract end date

31 December 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

Birmingham City Council wishes to invite potential suppliers to submit applications to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the for the procurement of temporary accommodation through the private rented sector and private registered providers of social housing.

The purpose of the DPS is to support the Council’s statutory duty to provide temporary accommodation to priority needs households under the housing Act 1996, the Homelessness Act 2002 and the Homeless Reduction Act 2017. These Acts require the Council to provide accommodation on a temporary basis for a minimum of 56 days to relieve or prevent homelessness or for a longer term while permanent accommodation is secured.

The DPS will last for two years, with the option to extend for a further two years in yearly increments. Call-off contracts awarded under the DPS may be in place for up to two years.

The DPS will be established on the following property types:
o Category 1: Studio/1Bedroomed
o Category 2: Two Bedroomed
o Category 3: Three Bedroomed
o Category 4: Four Bedroomed
o Category 5: Five Bedroomed
o Category 6: Six Bedroomed

Potential Suppliers may apply for admission for one or more of the categories and shall be invited to submit a tender for each specific contract at the time of tendering.

BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc Registration and use of In-tend is free. All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the In-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with In-tend please either email us at: cps@birmingham.gov.uk

If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Councils tender Portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the selection questionnaire.

The initial request to join the DPS providers are required to complete and return of the selection questionnaire no later than 12:00 on 11 November 2022 using the Supplier Portal.

 

More information

 

Links
Additional text
If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Council’s tender Portal.

Delivery Notes

Birmingham

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Lucy Ford

Address

1 Lancaster Circus
Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 7DJ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0121 464 8000

Email

Lucy.Ford@birmingham.gov.uk