Register for Section 3 Self Certification

Use this form to self certify your Section 3 business and register it so that it may be found with the HUD Section 3 Business Registry.

Public Burden Statement

Public reporting for this collection of information is estimated to average 1 hour per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources. gathering and maintaining the data needed and completing and reviewing the collection of information. This agency may not collect this information, and you are not required to complete this form, unless it displays a currently valid OMB Number. Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, U.S.C. 1701u. mandates that the Department ensures that employment and other. economic opportunities generated by its housing and community development assistance programs are directed toward low-and very-low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing. The regulations are found at 24 CFR Part 75. The information will be used by the Department to monitor program recipient’s compliance with Section 3 to assess the results of the Department's efforts to meet the statutory objectives of Section 3, to prepare reports to Congress, and by recipients as a self-monitoring tool. The data is entered into a database and will be analyzed and made available to the public upon request. The collection of Information involves recipients receiving Federal financial assistance for housing and community development programs covered by Section 3. The information will be collected annually to assist HUD in meeting its reporting requirements under Section 808(e)(6) of the Fair Housing Act and Section 916 of the HCDA of 1992. An assurance of confidentiality is not applicable to this form.

More information

For more information on completing this form see the Frequently Asked Questions for Section 3.

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Section 3 Business Criteria

Your business is eligible to apply for preference as a Section 3 Business if, in addition to meeting all applicable state and local regulations, it self-certifies that it meets one or more of the following criteria (you must check at least one):

Self Certification

By Submitting this form, my business certifies that the statements and information contained on this form are true and accurate, and meet the required HUD Section 3 business self-certification eligibility requirements in accordance with 24 CFR Part 75. HUD accepts the firm self-certification that it meets the requirements of a Section 3 Business but has not validated this claim or substantiated its validity. HUD does not endorse the services provided by any terms that apply for self-certification. A Section 3 business is not entitled to a contact simply by being listed in the HUD Section 3 Business Registry database. Businesses that self-certify their eligibility may receive preference as a Section 3 business, subject to verification, or any contract(s) that may be awarded. Firms that misrepresent their eligibility to receive preference as a Section 3 business may face financial or criminal penalties.