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Section 3

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701U) as amended by Section 915 of the Housing and Community Development Action of 1992, ensures “that employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State, and local laws and regulations, be directed toward low- and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and to business concerns which provide economic opportunities to low-and very low-income persons.”

 

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We are committed to Section 3 by ensuring that all contractors and subcontractors awarded HUD funded contracts through the CHA, shall take all necessary and reasonable steps to provide meaningful training and full-time, permanent employment to Section 3 residents, with our public housing residents being a priority.

A Section 3 Resident is:
1. A public housing resident; or
2. A low- or very low income person residing in the metropolitan area or non-metropolitan county where the Section 3 covered assistance is expended.

Businesses Seeking Section 3 Certification

If you are a business seeking Section 3 certification and compliance information, download the Section 3 Business Concern Application and submit to:

Section 3 Coordinator
Charlotte Housing Authority
400 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203

Fax - (704) 336-7892
Email - section3@cha-nc.org

Residents Seeking Employment

If you are a CHA public housing resident or a participant in the HCV Program and would like to be considered for Section 3 employment and training opportunities, please contact the Section 3 coordinator or download the Section 3 Preference Income Verification Form.  Submit the completed form to:


Section 3 Coordinator
Charlotte Housing Authority
400 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203

Fax - (704) 336-7892
Email - section3@cha-nc.org

Related Downloads

Section 3 Administrative Policies

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Section 3 Business Concerns

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2017 Section 3 Business Concerns Application

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2017 Section 3 Preference Income Verification Form

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CHA Fact Sheet - June, 2017

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Key Contacts

Sharbara Ellis

Economic Opportunities Coordinator

sellis@cha-nc.org

(704) 336-6883

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