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Construction Bids Now OPEN

Sealed bids for new construction work listed below will be accepted by Habitat for Humanity of Jacksonville (HabiJax) at 2404 Hubbard St, Jacksonville, FL 32206 until Friday, May 14th 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT. Bid packages may be requested by sending an email to permits@habijax.org. Please specify which sub-contract you would like to bid on. Bid prices must be guaranteed from July 1, 2021 thru June 30,2022.

SUBCONTRACTS AVAILABLE TO BID:

Site Clearing and Grading HVAC – Labor & Materials
Security system- Labor and material Termite treatment- Labor and mat.
Blower door testing Trash Removal
Concrete – Labor & Materials Cabinets – Labor & Materials
Block – Labor & Materials Doors and Trim – Materials
Framing – Labor Soffit, Fascia & Siding – Materials
Roofing – Labor Soffit, Fascia & Siding – Labor Windows – Material Plumbing – Site & House Pre-Engineered Wood Trusses Electrical – Site & House
Drywall – Labor Insulation – Labor & Material
Vinyl & Carpet Flooring – Labor & Materials Interior trim- Labor
Portable toilets Structural Hardware- labor and Mat.

REQUESTS FOR BID PACKAGES DUE: Any contractor wishing to bid must request a bid package by e-mailing Permits@HabiJax.org before Friday, April 23rd, 2021. Please specify which sub-contract you would like to bid on.

PRE-BID MEETING: A Pre-Bid Meeting conference call will be held on Monday, May 3, 2021 at 3 pm. Call details will be e-mailed out prior to the call.

BIDS DUE: Friday, May 14th, 2021 at 2:00 PM EDT.

CONTRACT AWARDS: Thursday, May 20th, 2021. Based on point system outlined in bid package. Successful bidders will be contacted via telephone call.

INQUIRIES: Inquiries may be made to Josh Grant, Construction Coordinator, via E-Mail at Permits@habijax.org or by phone at (904) 208-6677.

Tiny Houses Coming Soon!

HabiJax is teaming up with the Northeast Florida Builders Association (NEFBA) to build Jacksonville’s first Tiny House community on the West Side. We’re very excited to bring this new affordable housing option to Jacksonville. See below for frequently asked questions about the project.

TINY HOUSE FAQs

How many units?
There will be 50 units in the community.

What is the Sq footage?
The square footage is just under 600 square feet living area.

What is the rent?
The rent will be based on income, but lower than fair market rent.

What is the income limits of Tiny Home renters?
Renters must be within 30%-80% of Area Median Income for Duval County, Florida.

Are they being built on site or off site?
The tiny houses will be built on site.

When will the tiny houses be complete?
The tiny houses should be completed June of 2021.

How is this project being funded?
This project is fully funded by the Delores Barr Weaver Tiny House Fund at the Community Foundation for Northeast Florida.

How are tenants being selected?
Referrals for tenants will be from other social service agencies in Jacksonville.

What will be the lease term?
At this time, the lease term is TBD.

What will be provided in the tiny house?
The tiny houses will be furnished, with appliances.

I would like to donate to this project, is that possible?
Thank you for your interest in donating! This project is fully funded, but is a part of HabiJax’s larger work in Jacksonville, you can give at habijax.org/donate.

Is rental now a part of HabiJax’s strategy?
This is another way HabiJax can serve more families and address the affordable housing crisis.