Private Rented Sector Access Scheme Northern Ireland

Private Rented Sector Access Scheme Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is inviting tenders to establish and manage a Regional Private Rented Sector access scheme. The aim of the Regional Private Rented Sector Access Scheme is to use the private rented sector to meet housing need.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Property management services of real estate on a fee or contract basis

2013/S 220-383341

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Northern Ireland Housing Executive
6th Floor, Housing Centre, 2 Adelaide Street
For the attention of: James McErlean
BT2 8PB Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890318676
E-mail: purchasing@nihe.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nihe.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtm

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

T1225 – Private Rented Sector Access Scheme.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Northern Ireland Housing Executive is inviting tenders to establish and manage a Regional Private Rented Sector access scheme. The aim of the Regional Private Rented Sector Access Scheme is to use the private rented sector to meet housing need. The scheme will facilitate the bringing together of a prospective tenant who is homeless or threatened with homelessness and a private sector landlord to establish a tenancy. The responsibilities of the successful contractor will be to;
I. establish and administer a rent bond guarantee scheme along with a rent deposit savings scheme.
II. match a prospective tenant with a suitable property taking into account of the accommodation needs of those with a disability.
III. ensure that all landlords comply with the requirements of the Private Tenancies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (PTO).
IV. ensure that all properties accepted as part of the scheme comply with the current fitness standard, the requirements of the PTO and any other legislation governing health and safety
V. undertake a tenancy support needs assessment and make a referral to an appropriate floating support service.
VI provide management services to the landlord for a period of 6 months as set out in section 4.0 of the tender document.
Full details on this requirement, and more information regarding the successful contractors responsibilities, can be found within the tender documentation.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

70330000, 70331000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

T1225
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.1.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of NI
Chichester Street
BT1 3JF Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Fax: +44 2890313508

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Housing Executive will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period from the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). A contract will not be entered into during this period. Appeal procedures are specified in the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.11.2013