Doing business with the Housing Executive

Doing business with the Housing Executive

You can now view all current Housing Executive tender opportunities at eTendersNI

This section is aimed at contractors, and explains:

  • how you can find out about current tenders, and future contract opportunities ( 282 KB)
  • what sort of goods and services we buy
  • how we buy the wide variety of construction, supplies and services we need
  • why we may not choose to work with you
  • what to do if you are not happy about the way a tender was awarded

We are one of the largest public sector organisations in Northern Ireland and a Centre of Procurement Expertise.

What we buy

Procurement Contracts

You can now download:

How we buy

Tender values

The procedures for procuring construction contracts, supplies and services will differ, depending on the estimated value or amount of each quotation or tender. The procedures can be found within section B3 of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Standing Orders & Board Scheme of Delegations ( 559 KB).

Note: Contracts above the EC Procurement Threshold are publicly advertised in the Official Journal of the European Union. Further information is available on current EC procurement thresholds.


Products and Proposals that are not on the market

If you have a new product or service or improvement that is in development, or which has not been applied in Northern Ireland or the UK, but which you think could benefit the occupiers and owners of housing in Northern Ireland, please ask about our Technical Innovation programme.

We may have useful advice about other markets or applications for housing related products, even when we cannot use these for NIHE homes within current budgets.

Any acceptance of a proposal for a limited pre-commercial test or trial is no endorsement of the Housing Executive of performance claims for any product or service.

Please email for an initial telephone conversation, or for a questionnaire for return.

Response Maintenance Initial Meet the Buyer Events

Our corporate procurement held Response Maintenance Initial Meet the Buyer Events in December 2019 and February 2020. You can read the presentations that were delivered at the events below.

Procurement Case Studies

Contract types