Section 3 of the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended (12 U.S.C. 1701u) requires SHRA to ensure that employment and other economic opportunities are directed to public housing residents and other low-income persons, to the greatest extent feasible, particularly recipients of government housing assistance, and local businesses that provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons and Section 3 Workers.
Outlined below are minimum requirements to be met by the contractor and all subcontractors performing work on this project. The minimum requirements are triggered by federal regulations and SHRA policy
and require active involvement by the contractor and subcontractors in soliciting local employees and contractors. Specifically, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 as amended (12U.S.C. 1701u) and SHRA policy requires, to the greatest extent feasible, that economic opportunities be provided to Section 3 Workers and Section 3 Businesses.
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