What is Section 3?
What Types of Economic opportunities Are Available Under Section 3?
- Current Employment Opportunities
- Training and Educational Opportunities
- Contracts and Business Opportunities
Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that helps foster local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency. The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent feasible, provide job training, employment, and contracting opportunities for low or very low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods. Section 3 is a starting point for people with low or very low incomes to obtain job training, employment, and contracting opportunities.