Section 3

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US DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968:


Section 3 promotes local economic development, neighborhood economic development, and individual self-sufficiency. It requires that recipients of certain US Department of Housing and Urban Development (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.

Contractors, residents, and citizens are encouraged to visit the website of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to learn more about Section 3 at: www.hud.gov/section3