Many of HW's readers are looking for details on how their firm might be able to get in on bidding for the Treasury's new TARP platform. Yesterday, the Treasury posted details for solicitations in three key areas: You'd better hurry if you intend to be involved; bids need to be in by the end of Wednesday, Oct. 8. Click on the links above to download PDFs explaining the government's requirements to put in a bid. And, if you're bidding or thinking of doing so, send an email to We'd be interested to hear on background how the process goes. We'll be setting up a special TARP section on HousingWire in the next few days as your central resource for the Treasury's asset management activities.