Section 3 Creating Economic Opportunity

City of Charlottesville and the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority Section 3

About Section 3

Section 3 is a provision of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that promotes 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.

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