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Section 3 Program Opportunities

Section 3 It is a means by which HUD fosters local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency. Section 3 is the legal basis for providing jobs for residents and awarding contracts to businesses in areas receiving certain types of HUD financial assistance.

Under Section 3 of the HUD Act of 1968, wherever HUD financial assistance is expended for housing or community development, to the greatest extent feasible, economic opportunities will be given to Section 3 residents and businesses in that area. Links below provide additional Information and forms related to HUDís Section 3 Program.

HUDís Section 3 Business Registry Brochure (English) (Spanish)
Information on HUDís Section 3 Business Registry.
Section 3 FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions about HUDís Section 3 Business Registry.
Section 3 Policy Statement
The City of Baton Rouge Parish of East Baton Rouge Policy Statement regarding Section 3 Compliance.
Section 3 Business Certification Form
The City of Baton Rouge Parish of East Baton Rouge Policy Statement regarding Section 3 Compliance.
Section 3 Resident Certification Form
The City of Baton Rouge Parish of East Baton Rouge Section 3 Business Certification Form.