Section 3

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Download Section 3 Application: 

Who are Section 3 residents?

A Section 3 resident is:

  • A public housing resident OR
  • A low- or very low-income person, residing in the Territory
    Low income or Very low-income persons are defined as families whose incomes do not respectively exceed 80% or 50% of the median income (varies by household size) for the area 

What Is A Section 3 Businesses Concern?

A Section 3 Business Concern is a business:

  • That is at least 51% or more owned by Section 3 residents, or
  • Whose permanent full-time employees include persons, at least 30% of whom are currently Section 3 residents, or within 3 years of the date of first employment with the business concern were Section 3 residents, or
  • That provides evidence of a commitment to subcontract in excess of 25% of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet the qualifications.

Section 3 Opportunities:

Job training
Employment
Contracts 

Job training and employment priority is given to persons living in public and assisted housing; persons living in areas financially assisted by HUD; HUD Youthbuild program participants; and homeless persons. 

If you are interested in job training and/or employment opportunities, please contact the Office of the Director of Asset Management at liph@vihousing.org

If you are interested in job training and/or employment opportunities, please contact the Office of the Director of Asset Management at liph@vihousing.org

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