The Affirmative Action Contract Compliance program promotes the
development of certified Minority Business Enterprises (MBE) and
certified Women Business Enterprises (WBE). This program maximizes
the utilization of certified MBEs/WBEs in Philadelphia Housing
Authority contracts and subcontracts.
The aim of this program is to discover and deter discrimination
by bidders who seek contracts with PHA. We use MBE/WBE Minimum
Participation Goals (MPGs) as a screening device to determine
whether discrimination may have occurred.
- MPGs of MBE/WBE participation will be indicated for each
contract in the bid document, and will be based upon availability
of certified MBEs/WBEs.
- The MPGs are a means of determining whether or not a contractor
shall be presumed to have engaged in discrimination.
- If the information furnished is below the MPGs, the bid package
will face further review, based on the criteria set forth in this
policy, to determine whether or not there was actual
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