U.S. Communities

 

Maintenance and Hardware Supplies

Prepare for REAC Inspections

HD Supply can help with deficiency citations from Real Estate Assessment Center (REAC). Find easy fixes to some common REAC deficiency categories, including air quality, bathroom, infestations, and more. We have affordable solutions to help you meet REAC's physical assessment standards (PASS).

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Maintenance and Hardware Supplies

Housing Authorities Can Save BIG with The Home Depot

The Home Depot gives housing authorities access to comprehensive solutions for maintenance supplies used most. Everyday items such as cleaning products, light bulbs, flooring and even appliances can be purchased on a budget and in bulk quantities. Plus, Home Depot is integrated into multiple procurement systems offering even more compliance, savings and budget oversight. 

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HVAC Products, Installation, Services & Related Products and Services

Are you wasting money on wasted energy? With a broad portfolio of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems, advanced controls, energy services, and support solutions, Trane can help you improve the energy efficiency and create spaces that are: 

  • Reliable and safe 
  • Healthy and comfortable 
  • Innovative and sustainable
  • Productive and profitable
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Key Products and Services:

  • Heating
  • Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems
  • Advanced Controls
  • Energy Services
  • Support Solutions

Facilities Solutions

Solutions for a Clean Facility

Enhance the image of your facility by restoring the overall look of your floors with Cintas' Tile & Carpet Deep Cleaning solutions. Improve cleanliness and delay replacement costs by revitalizing surfaces such as carpet, hard-surface flooring, grout lines, drapes, VCT and upholstery. Cintas has the equipment, technology and certified technicians to create a customized floor cleaning program which can double the useful life of your flooring.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Powerful extraction system allows carpet to dry within hours
  • Improves indoor air quality
  • Deodorizes and sanitizes
  • Onsite removal of dirt and grime from furniture and drapes

Janitorial Supplies and Equipment

With a national distribution network of over 700 field sales consultants, the industry's most respected and admired brand name cleaning products, value added private label offerings and proprietary cost management solutions, SupplyWorks is your trusted partner for cleaning solutions that create safe, healthy, high performance and sustainable solutions.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Chemicals
  • Paper
  • Liners
  • Equipment
  • Cleaning Tools & Supplies
  • Safety
  • Janitorial

Roofing Supplies and Services

Extend the service life of your housing facilities with high-performance materials, comprehensive services, and expert installation using competitively priced local labor. Garland/DBS, Inc. provides a single source of responsibility for new construction, reroofing, renovation and repairs, including green solutions.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Mod-Bit & Standing Seam
  • Cost-saving restorations
  • VOC-free application
  • Low maintenance solutions
  • Leak response program
  • Engineering services

Energy Management & Consulting

Housing Authorities rely on Tradition's strategic recommendations to cut costs. Learn why 95% say that our "strategic recommendations are making a positive or very positive contribution to their enterprise" and why 97% say they are "likely or very likely to use our service again." Click to read about our success with Government and Housing Authorities.

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Key Products and Services:

  • HUD Rate Reduction Incentives
  • Electricity Procurement
  • Natural Gas Procurement
  • Continuing Service Agreements
  • Tariff Rate & Tax Analysis

Telecommunications, Data and Security Solutions

Need to update your security?

This is a more important issue for most of us. Pelco by Schneider Electric and Graybar can assist with your security purchasing needs. Pelco, based in Cal. - is well known for high-definition camera systems, next-generation video management and software-only solutions, video matrix systems and full HD displays to competently cover your property. Graybar security specialists are here for you!

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Key Products and Services:

Learn about the Pelco Spectra Enhanced Camera that features:

  • Top-Tier Image Quality
  • Smooth PTZ Control
  • Installer Friendly
  • Download the Spectra Enhanced Series Product Sheet

Electrical Products

Is Your Parking Facility Helping your image?

Three obstacles could be holding your parking facility back from being the best it can be and Graybar can help you identify and remedy with a free lighting assessment.

  1. Accidents - One out of every five accidents occur in parking garages and parking lots. (NHTSA)
  2. Crime - Parking garages are the third most frequent place for crime in the U.S. (National Institute for Justice Study)
  3. High Utility Bills -You will spend 60% more than you need with outdated lighting

Let Graybar and Acuity Brands improve your parking lot lighting. Request a free lighting assessment today.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Access Control
  • Audio/Visual Notification
  • Cabling, Installation and Tools
  • CCTV/Surveillance
  • Fire

Equipment and Tool Rental

As a partner with U.S. Communities, Herc Rentals can give participants exactly what they need, when they need, at a price that has been competitively solicited to provide you the best value when it comes to facility support, maintenance, and capital projects. When the whole building is counting on you to keep everything running smoothly, you can count on Herc Rentals.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Nationwide Locations
  • Delivery and Pick Up
  • Aerial (Scissor Lifts/Platform Lifts)
  • Temporary Heating & Cooling
  • Portable Power Solutions
  • Snow Removal Equipment
  • Portable Light Towers
  • Pick-up Trucks

Workforce Management Solutions

Tracking and allocating labor back to projects is crucial for housing authorities. Inspectors perform work at multiple locations and managers need data to identify how long it took employees to complete an assignment. Kronos provides time tracking functionality though mobile devices for easy access and real-time info.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Workforce Timekeeper
  • Workforce Advanced Scheduler
  • Workforce Activities
  • Workforce Mobile

Traffic and Parking Control Solutions

TAPCO offers a wide range of products for the safety and security of facilities, workers and equipment within. Wide variety of shipping/receiving solutions for safe dock operations. Hundreds of products for worker and machinery safety and identification of potential hazards.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Dock bumpers & barricades
  • Safety Signs and location marking
  • Structural protectors/guards
  • Portable work lights
  • Forklift detection/warning
  • Lock-out tag-out

Auto and Equipment Parts

Advance Auto Parts has a large inventory network for facilities management. We carry multiple product lines and have more than 6,500 stores throughout North America ready to serve your needs.

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Key Products and Services:

  • MOOG suspension parts
  • Monroe shocks and struts
  • Chassis Parts
  • Batteries
  • Brake Pads
  • Rotors

Park & Playground Solutions

GameTime provides a comprehensive play and recreation solution for housing authorities, including play structures that increase curb appeal and attract families, and outdoor fitness products that provide health and wellness options for adults of all ages and fitness levels. Financing and funding options are available.

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Key Products and Services:

  • Playground Equipment 
  • Outdoor Fitness Equipment
  • Custom Playgrounds
  • Sports Equipment
  • Site Amenities
  • Safety Surfacing