“Inclement Weather” – Please check the HOC website at before coming to a bid opening or pre-bid conference. In the case of inclement weather and the Housing and Opportunities Commission (HOC) has closed for the day, any bid openings or pre-bid conferences that were scheduled for that day will be postponed until the next business day and will occur at the same time as originally scheduled. If the agency has a delayed opening, the bid opening or pre-bid conference will be delayed by an equal length of time from the originally scheduled time.

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All billing and payments are handled by the Accounts Payable Department at (240) 627-9491.All HOC purchasing activities, including public bids, are handled by the Purchasing Department at (240) 627-9785.


What types of goods and services is HOC looking for?


HOC contracts out for many different services, including electrical, plumbing, HVAC, grounds maintenance, exterminating, cleaning services, painting and refuse collection.

Professional services are also required from architects, engineers, consultants, computer support teams and insurance providers.

We also purchase many commodities such as construction materials, plumbing, janitorial and electrical supplies, appliance parts and other miscellaneous maintenance supplies.


How Can I Become a Supplier to HOC?


It's easy. First, have your company placed on the HOC Bidders List by going to Montgomery County Central Registration System select register now. You will be sent formal Invitations for Bids and Requests for Proposals in areas relevant to your business. All formal solicitations are advertised locally and distributed to those on the appropriate bidders list. Also, bids are advertised on our website. Click here to review current invitations for bids. Bid documents may also be obtained from our Kensington office.

Next, send in the winning bid! Competition is keen in many areas, so a sharp pencil is a necessity.


Montgomery County Inter-Agency Central Vendor Registration System is in production!


This system is a collaborative effort from Montgomery County Government, Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools, and Housing Opportunities Commission.

It is the one-stop registration system for companies who are interested in providing goods and services to one or more county agencies’ procurement offices. It allows potential vendors to create and maintain its registration at no financial cost, ensuring county agencies always have up-to-date vendor information.

Please to go to register.