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Section 3

Given that approximately 40 percent of HUD's current overall budget or $18.9 billion is covered by Section 3, increased compliance will have a significant impact. There are more than $16 million in weekly wages available for Section 3 residents. 

With over $172 million in contracts for resident owned businesses, Poverty is NOT Our Issue!   

self sufficency

There are over 100,000 assisted households actively participating in self-sufficiency efforts (i.e.. FSS, ROSS, etc.) and more than $100 million dollars allocated to fund positive outcomes; Yet, the poverty needle remains constant in subsidized communities. 

Self-Sufficiency is more than finding and maintaining employment!

health and wellness

Where you  live should not determine how long you live.  Addressing Social Determinants of Health is critical to preserving great mental, physical and emotional well-being for public housing families.  Defending our communities is a priority for us. 

Improving the quality of life for our families is NOT Rocket Science! 

RAD

With more than $4 billion in new private and public funds being leveraged through RAD and more than 75,000 jobs have been estimated.  RAD construction triggers Section 3 efforts!  Why are agencies not able to account for economic opportunities for low-income families? 

As redevelopment efforts increase land values, the impact on its people should be equal! 

Rent Reform

According to the HUD PD&R 2001 Quality Control for Rental Assistance Subsidies Determinations (QC) study, 60% of all rent and subsidy calculations contained some type of rent, administrative, or component error. More than $600 million were made in overpayments and more than $1.7 billion inunderpaymetns.

To This End, We Are Proud to Support the FAHRO Rent Reform Proposal!