DRM International, Inc. (DRM), as prime contractor, was responsible for providing construction inspection services according to the standards and policies of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for various multifamily housing programs established under the National Housing and the National Affordable Housing Acts in State of Illinois. DRM performed construction inspections on HUD Multifamily new construction and substantial rehabilitation projects such as:
Section 221(d)(3) – Multifamily Housing for Moderate –Income Families – New Construction or Substantial Rehabilitation
Section 232 – Nursing Homes, Intermediate Care and Assisted Living Facilities – New Construction or Substantial Rehabilitation
Section 202 or 811 – Housing for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities – New Construction or Substantial Rehabilitation
Section 223 (f) – Existing Multifamily Rental Housing, Existing Conditions, Repairs and Improvements
Section 232/223 (f) – Existing Nursing Homes, Intermediate Care Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities – Existing Conditions, Repairs and Improvements
DRM performed construction inspection services as HUD’s representative in conducting the required inspections and performed the various HUD project construction
Contract administration functions. DRM staff duties included attending pre-construction conferences, conducted project requisition/draw payment meetings, review the minutes of job site progress meetings, report on-site and corollary off-site construction and contract administration. DRM inspectors also advised regarding the need and/or acceptability of proposed change orders, maintained a set of “as built” drawings, reported on special circumstances, reported date of initial and permanent construction, occupancy, delays, and conducted wage interviews with on-site labor to assure compliance with Department of Labor regulations. DRM has performed inspection services on over 1,000 HUD construction projects.