Section 3 Information & Forms

The Section 3 Program requires that recipients of certain HUD financial assistance, to the greatest extent possible, provide training, employment, contracting and other economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons, especially recipients of government assistance for housing, and to businesses that provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income persons.

The following forms are for Washtenaw County Office of Community and Economic Development HUD (HOME, CDBG, ESG) funded housing construction and rehab projects and public construction (public infrastructure and facility) projects. These forms apply to specific Washtenaw County OCED HUD (CDBG, HOME, ESG) funded Section 3 covered housing construction and rehab projects and public construction projects with an executed contract on or after July 1, 2021. These forms follow the new Section 3 Final Rule (24 CFR Part 75). All previous forms that were on this site are no longer applicable to Washtenaw County OCED Section 3 covered projects.

Definition of Terms (PDF)

Frequently Asked Questions About Section 3 (PDF)

Section 3 Fact Sheet, Business Certification and Reporting Instructions (PDF)

Washtenaw County Resident Section 3 Business Concern Certification Form (MS Word)

Washtenaw County Resident Section 3 and Targeted Section 3 Worker Self-Certification Form (MS Word)

For residents of other U.S. Counties, please click here for the Section 3 Business Certification Forms and Section 3 Worker Self-Certification Forms.

Washtenaw County OCED Approved Section 3 Contractors (PDF)