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RFPs, Notices, and Bids

Invitation to Bid: Lead-Based Paint Inspectors/Risk Assessors

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is seeking proposals from qualified Lead-Based Paint Inspectors/agencies to conduct lead-based paint risk assessments, paint inspections, soil sampling, dust wipe sampling and clearance examinations for its federally-funded residential (single to multi-family) projects.


Bidders must know Article II of the Mass. Sanitary Code, HUD's Federal Lead Based Paint Law and Massachusetts Lead Laws for the purpose of conducting Lead Inspections/Risk Assessments of residential units in Malden. Experience in preparing Risk Assessment and Lead Paint Reports for work write-ups a must.


Work includes risk assessment, XRF inspection/testing, lab sample analysis, paint inspection and clearance inspection.


For a copy of the bid packet, email the MRA at Please specify lead inspectors bid in the subject line of the email or contact Wayne Martineau, Rehabilitation Specialist, at 781-397-1940.


Submission deadline is 12 noon Monday, February 5, 2018.



Invitation to Bid: MRA Offering Main Street Land for Sale

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is selling vacant land in Malden at the Melrose line located at 964 Main Street (6,179 sf) and 968 Main Street (6,212 sf), permitted for two single-family homes, and 974-1000 Main Street (25,471 sf), permitted for a six-unit townhouse development.  The sites have been cleared for redevelopment and construction must be according to concept plans on file with the MRA (some modification will be allowed). The MRA has special permits from the Malden Planning Board for 974-1000 Main Street and variances from the Malden Board of Appeal for 964 and 968 Main Street.


The parcels are available for purchase as one package or a buyer may elect to purchase either 964 and 968 Main Street (not available separately) or 974-1000 Main Street.   Properties to be sold “as is”.


For a copy of the Invitation to Bid, available beginning January 10, 2018, which contains pertinent information including zoning, lot size and conceptual plans, interested buyers should contact the MRA by email at

Responses to the Invitation to Bid are due at the MRA, 17 Pleasant Street, 3rd Floor, Malden, MA  02148 no later than 12:00 noon Monday, February 12, 2018.  Late bids will be rejected.

Request for Qualifications: Contractor Services for Lead Abatement Program

The Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is seeking qualified construction contractor firms to provide lead paint abatement services in conjunction with its federally-funded Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program.


Proper licenses, construction expertise, a thorough knowledge of state and local building codes and an understanding of containment procedures and lead inspection/risk assessment reports are required.


Effective Monday, January 8, 2018 interested contractors may request a copy of the Request for Qualifications from the Malden Redevelopment Authority via email to:  There will be an informational session for interested bidders Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the MRA Site Office, 176 Pearl Street, Malden.


Submission deadline is 12:00 noon, Monday, January 29, 2018.



NOTICE: MRA Offers Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans

For a limited time, the Malden Redevelopment Authority (MRA) is offering 0% interest home repair/improvement loans to Malden homeowners who meet current U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) income guidelines.  Eligible repairs/improvements include doors, windows, roofs, heating systems and more.

For more information about this and other MRA loan and grant programs, call the MRA Healthy Homes/Rehab Office at 781-397-1940 or visit the office at 176 Pearl Street. 


Zero Percent Interest Home Repair/Improvement Loans Flyer