Court Gives Teeth To Service Disabled Veteran Status
In Infiniti Info. Solutions, LLC v. U.S., the Court of Federal Claims set aside an 8(a) award made by HUD because the agency acted arbitrarily by claiming that a vendor's Small Disadvantaged Veteran Owned status was simply a "preference" when it was actually a requirement. Additionally, the Court determined that HUD improperly issued a statement of work to the vendors in contravention of SBA regulations that allow only for informal assessments of participants' capabilities.
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