SOURCE: US Federal Contractor Registration


December 20, 2016 15:00 ET

FEMA Seeks Information About Contractors Interested in Performing Housing Inspection Services

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - December 20, 2016) - The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) released on Tuesday, December 20 a sources sought notice to help it identify contractors that may possess the capabilities to support the Individual Assistance Directorate, Recovery Division and provide damage assessments/inspections for Presidential Declared Disaster Declarations.

Assessors/inspectors conduct assessment/inspections on a house-by-house basis for disaster survivors that have registered for disaster assistance, and, during the assessment/inspection, record information about real and personal property that the incident affected. Assessors/inspectors then electronically submit the information to FEMA

The geographic locations and quantity of inspections will vary based on incident type and number of registrations for disaster assistance, with inspection volume ranging from 10 to 20,000 per day. Contractors invited to become FEMA assessors/inspectors must maintain scalable resources to receive and complete the number of inspections that vary with each disaster.

This potential requirement is for damage assessment/inspections services for an anticipated period of one year, plus four option years. The applicable NAICS code is 541350, and the place of performance will vary based on incident; however, the coverage area will include the United States and its territories.

Interested contractors must have expertise and experience in conducting damage assessments/inspections profession, as well as the following capabilities:

  • Damage Inspection/Assessment Management
  • Recruitment and Hiring
  • Staff Retention
  • Training
  • Field and Operational Coordination
  • Quality control

Interested contractors may submit a capability statement of no more than five pages, demonstrating how they are capable of meeting this requirement. Capability statements must respond to all items requested in the sources sought notice and include the following information:

  • Name of business
  • Contact information (address, telephone, facsimile, e-mail, website address)
  • DUNS number, business size, and classification
  • GSA contract number and period of performance (if vendor has a GSA contract that fulfills this requirement)
  • Brief discussion of organizational capabilities, addressing each interest area and specifying whether the capability is in-house, outsourced, or nonexistent)
  • Innovative approaches, if any
  • Potentially significant organizational conflicts of interest
  • Comments or concerns about the potential opportunity

Interested contractors must e-mail their capability statement to Christopher Jenson at by no later than 12 p.m. EST on January 6, 2017.

To receive the contract, contractors must be registered with the System for Award Management (SAM) database, and have as part of the Registration all current Representations and Certifications.

US Federal Contractor Registration, the world's largest third-party government registration firm, completes the required Registrations on behalf of its clients. It also makes available information about opportunities like this, as well as training on how to locate, research, and respond to opportunities.

For more information, to get started with a SAM registration, or to learn more about how US Federal Contractor Registration can help your business succeed, call 877-252-2700, ext. 1.

We also make available for our clients and for contracting officers our proprietary Advanced Federal Procurement Data Search (AFPDS). Our Advanced Federal Procurement Data Search (AFPDS) gives you in one place instant bid notifications, bid proposal prospecting, and information about government procurement officers. We make this search tool available to clients, as part of our commitment to helping each and every USFCR client succeed and thrive as a government contractor.

For contracting officers, the AFPDS gives them in one place access to a database of available contractors and also a place to post information about opportunities. Contracting officers get free access to AFPDS. We also provide interested contracting officers a list of contractors who may be able to provide a service and/or product that they need.

To learn more about our AFPDS, call 877-252-2700, ext. 1.

Contact Information

  • US Federal Contractor Registration
    William Henderson
    Marketing Manager
    877-252-2700, ext. 750