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Section 3 helps foster local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency.
Section 3: A Historical Perspective
From the 1968 Riots, through Katrina, to the present day, the struggle for economic empowerment continues?
Section 3 Quiz
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The Section 3 program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low- or very-low income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.
Since 1994, the Section 3 program has been governed by an interim regulation. For the first time in 20 years, HUD is proposing a new rule that would expand opportunities for public housing residents and low-income workers and increase contracting opportunities for local businesses. The proposed rule clarifies definitions eases barriers to reaching compliance and grantees are implementing consistent procedures.
Unfortunately, the system for submitting 2013 and 2014 Section 3 reports is still unavailable. Please review the following notices to learn more about how this outage impacts agencies that must comply with Section 3 reporting requirements: