Business/Career Opportunities

Section 3


Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968:

Section 3 promotes local economic development, neighborhood economic development, and individual self-sufficiency.   It requires that recipients of certain US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low or very low-income residents in connection with projects and activities in their neighborhoods.

Contractors, residents, and citizens are encouraged to visit the website of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development to learn more about Section 3:


Contact the Fair housing and Equal Opportunity representative at your nearest HUD office or call 1-800-669-9777 / (1-800-927-9276 (TTY)

  • Section 3 requirements are applicable to the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority. RRHA provides information, technical assistance, and resident initiatives to ensure the successful implementation of this requirement:
    If you are a Contractor, Section 3 certified business, or a vendor interested in doing business with RRHA and want to learn more about Section 3, contact RRHA at (804) 780-4444 or (804)780-4835 / TDD Dial 711 or email

  • If you are a RRHA resident and want to learn more about Section 3 opportunities such as job training, employment, or more, contact RRHA at (804) 780-4835/ TDD Dial 711 or email

  • RRHA has a Section 3 plan for the implementation of this requirement. Click here to view a copy of the RRHA Section 3 plan.

Section 3 Information Brochure

Minority Business and Section 3 Submittal Package

Section 3 Qualified Business List

ATTENTION RRHA RESIDENTS! RRHA is seeking persons interested in Section 3 employment and /or training opportunities.  Please click on this link, download, print , and complete this application, and return it to RRHA's Resident Services Department.  For more information call (804)780-4835/ TDD Dial 711 or email    Thank you!