Government Contract | Ohio
Collection Services

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000435677

Bid Title: Collection Services

Agency Bid No. Title: SOL 2016-1003

Received Date: 12/09/2015

Close Date: 12/30/2015

Purchase Type: Term:

Delivery Point: Cincinnati, Ohio

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference 12/08/2015 09:00 AM, Questions Due By 12/15/2015 04:00 PM, Bidder Preregistration


Specifications include, but are not limited to: shall collect amounts owed on past due accounts, including former tenant accounts and vendor accounts. Services should include, but not be limited to, direct collection efforts, including the following measures: letters to debtors which fully comport with the requirements of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA), skip tracing, and asset checks. Litigation efforts to include referral to legal counsel when appropriate; wage garnishments; pursuit of judgments; and post-judgment collection. Contractor will promptly undertake the collection of all accounts referred by the Authority without regard to the amounts to achieve a maximal recovery of debts. Such procedures are to include, but not be limited to a reasonable number of telephone calls and mail efforts. Skip tracing efforts must be used, both in state and out of state and documented.Legal recommendations and/or request for authorization of suit will be made where all other efforts fail and the cost does not exceed the amount recoverable from the debtor. However, the Contractor shall have no authority to file suit on any account referred by the Authority absent expressed written request from the Authority. The Authority will not be liable for any fees assessed by an attorney for collection of an account. In the event an attorneys fees and/or other litigation costs are necessary for the collection of an account not paid when due, said fees shall be charged to the debtor. Any court cost, counter suit cost or other legal cost must be paid up front by the collections agency and charged to the debtor. shall consider legal remedies for collection efforts including perusing litigation and garnishments. may or may not have already obtained judgments on the accounts. shall verify employment and address of former tenants and vendors, if necessary, in order to collect on the account.

Product Code: 94633

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority

State: Ohio

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Janell Duncan Purchasing Department, 1088 W. Liberty Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45214

Phone: 513-333-0670

Fax: 513-977-5606




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