Seek out opportunities to assist in the development and competitiveness of the targeted businesses through instruction, mentoring, and other outreach activities.
The KCHA has set Participation Goals for doing business with MWSBE:
10% of all contract dollars awarded to WBE
10% of all contract dollars awarded to MBE
KCHA recognizes the importance of Minority-Owned, Women-Owned Business Enterprises, and other small businesses to the economic development of Knox County. KCHA is committed to pursuing business relationships with such enterprises and using innovative approaches designed to continually improve business opportunities with these companies. It is the policy of the Knox County Housing AUthority that Minority, Women, and Small/Disadvantaged Business Enterprises shall have the maximum opportunity to participate in the performance of contracts financed in whole or in part with federal funds. These business enterprises shall have equal access to business opportunities resulting from KCHA financed projects and that workforces on these projects are demographically representative of the population we serve.
To view the KCHA MWSBE Compliance Procedures, click here.