following processes and protocols have been established by the HUD
Office of the CPO to improve the Department's procurement management
oversight and operations.
Contract Management Review Board
reviews program office plans for major
procurements to ensure that the
Departments interests are met and that
the requirement is satisfied in the most
efficient manner possible.
program of training and certification for
all the Departments Government Technical Representatives
(GTRs) to improve HUDs contract monitoring capacity, which
helps ensure more timely performance, higher quality services
and goods and greater cost control.
reduction in the award processing times for all competitive procurement
of teams of HUD program office and contracting staff, supplemented
by legal and other subject matter experts as necessary, for individual
contracts to obtain timely and cost-effective delivery of goods
and services required by HUD program managers.