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Section 3 Plan Guide Form

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Section 3 Plan Guide Form

    Section 3 Plan Guide Form

APPLICANT’S NAME: ___________________________________________

NAME OF FUNDING FISCAL AMOUNT

    PROJECT SOURCE YEAR

______________________ ___________ __________ ________

    ______________________ ___________ __________ ________

    ______________________ ___________ __________ ________

    ______________________ ___________ __________ ________

    ______________________ ___________ __________ ________

This Plan will serve as the Section 3 Plan for the above project in compliance with the

    requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as

    amended.

The purpose of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as

    amended (12. U.S.C. 1701u) (Section 3), is to ensure that training, employment and

    other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the

    greatest extent feasible, and consistent with existing Federal, State and Local laws and

    regulations, be directed to the greatest extent possible to low- and very low-income

    persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing, and

    to business concerns, which provide economic opportunities to low- and very low-income

    persons.

    NUMERICAL GOALS FOR TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The_________________________________________________ (Applicant’s Name)

    will, to the greatest extent feasible, when awarding contracts or providing training and/or

    employment opportunities for activities or projects subject to the requirements of Section

    3, strive to comply with the goals established in this section.

The numerical goals established in this section represent minimum numerical targets.

Training and employment opportunities will be made available to Section 3 residents as

    follows:

    (i) 10 percent of the aggregate number of new hires/training opportunities resulting

    from funds awarded for FY 2009. Number of Section 3 jobs and/or training

    opportunities anticipated_____

    (ii) 20 percent of the aggregate number of new hires/training opportunities resulting

    from funds awarded for FY2010. Number of Section 3 jobs/training

    opportunities anticipated_____

    (iii) 30 percent of the aggregate number of new hires/training opportunities resulting

    from funds awarded for FY 2011 and continuing thereafter. Number of Section 3

    jobs/training opportunities anticipated _____.

PREFERENCE FOR SECTION 3 RESIDENTS IN TRAINING AND EMPLOYMENT

    OPPORTUNITIES

    In providing training and employment opportunities, generated from the expenditure of

    Section 3 activities to Section 3 residents, the following order of preference will be

    followed:

    (i) First priority will be given to Section 3 residents from the service area or

    neighborhood in which the Section 3 covered project is located.

    (ii) Second priority will be given to participants in HUD Youthbuild Programs.

    (iii) Third priority will be given to Homeless persons residing in the area or

    neighborhood in which the Section 3 covered project is located for housing

    constructed under the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act.

    (iv) Other Section 3 residents.

NUMERICAL GOALS FOR CONTRACTING ACTIVITIES:

    These goals apply to contract awards in excess of $100,000 in connection with a Section

    3 eligible project, and it applies to developers, contractors and subcontractors.

    The____________________________________________________________ commits to

    award to Section 3 business concerns:

1. At least 10 percent of the total dollar amount of all Section 3 covered contracts for

    building trades work arising in connection with housing rehabilitation, housing

    construction and other public construction; and

2. At least 3 percent of the total dollar amount of all other Section 3 covered contracts

PREFERENCE FOR SECTION 3 BUSINESS CONCERNS:

    The following order of preference will be followed when providing contracting

    opportunities to Section 3 businesses:

    (i) First priority will be given to Section 3 business concerns that provide economic

    opportunities for Section 3 residents in the service area or neighborhood in

    which the Section 3 covered project is located.

    (ii) Second priority will be given to applicants selected to carry out HUD Youthbuild

    Programs.

    (iii) Other Section 3 Residents.

    In compliance with the Section 3 Plan requirements, you must develop a list of strategies to be adopted for compliance with the stated employment, training and contracting goals. Contracts in excess of $100,000 must include the Section 3 Clause.

    If Federal and State funds are combined to fund an eligible Section 3 project, the combined amount is subject to the Section 3 requirements.

    In compliance with the requirements of Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, we the undersigned have read and have received a copy of the Section 3 Plan for this project. We acknowledge being a party to this Plan and further pledge our commitment to adhere to the objectives set forth.

________________________________________________________________________

    Applicant’s Chief Executive Officer

______________________

    Date

________________________________________________________________________

    General Contractor’s Chief Executive Officer

______________________

    Date

    Section 3 Training/Employment Goals

    Developer’s Name: ______________________________________________

    Contractor’s Name: ______________________________________________

    Name: ________________________________________________________

     Total Number Section 3 Developer’s Contractor’s

    Employees Filled Goal Vacancy Vacancy

    Required ( X ) ( X )

Other

    Skilled

    Semi-Skilled

    Skilled Trainees

    Unskilled Trainees

    Semi-Skilled Trainees

    Professional & Admin.

    Clerical

    Apprentices

    Section 3 Contracting Goals

    Signature: ______________________________________ Date: ____________

Contractor’s Name: ________________________________

    Project Name: ___________________________________

     Section 3 Goal

    Type of Work Number of Combined Number and

    Contracts Dollar Value Value

    Contractor/Subcontractor Certification Regarding

    Section 3 and Segregated Facilities

________________________________ ________________________________

    COMPANY’S NAME PROJECT NAME

The undersigned hereby certifies that:

(a) Section 3 provisions are included in the Contract.

    (b) The above stated company is a signatory to the developer’s Section 3 Plan.

(c) No segregated facilities will be maintained as required by Title VI of the Civil Rights

    Act of 1964.

NAME AND TITLE OF SIGNER (PRINT OR TYPE)

_______________________________ __________________________

    SIGNATURE DATE

    Section 3 Resident Certification

Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, as amended, requires

    recipients of community development funds to make a good faith effort to provide

    employment and training opportunities resulting from this project to low- and very low-

    income persons.

In order to demonstrate that you meet the definition of a low-or very low-income person,

    please provide one of the following:

1. Proof of residency in a public housing development;

2. A copy of your section 8 voucher certificate or voucher;

    3. Evidence of your eligibility or participation in a federally-assisted program for low- and

    very low-income persons (e.g. Jobs, JTPA, Job Corps, etc);

    4. Evidence of your eligibility or participation in a State or Local Assistance Program for

    low- or very low-income persons or receipt of AFDC;

5. Income tax records.

6. Other.

I ____________________________________________(participant’s name) certify that I

    meet the requirement stipulated in #_______ above. I have provided the following

    document to demonstrate evidence of this______________________________________.

__________________________________________________________

    Participant’s Signature

__________________________

    Date

    Section 3 Contractor Certification

Project Name: _________________________________________________

Developer’s Name: _____________________________________________

    I UNDERSTAND THAT MY CONTRACT WITH________________________________ I UNDERSTAND THAT MY CONTRACT WITH________________________________ (NAME OF DEVELOPER/CONTRACTOR) IS SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF (NAME OF DEVELOPER/CONTRACTOR) IS SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 3 OF THE HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1968, AS AMENDED SECTION 3 OF THE HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT ACT OF 1968, AS AMENDED AND TO THE SECTION 3 PLAN FOR THIS PROJECT. AND TO THE SECTION 3 PLAN FOR THIS PROJECT.

    I CERTIFY THAT THE FIRM OF ____________________________________ (COMPANYS I CERTIFY THAT THE FIRM OF ____________________________________ (COMPANYS NAME) IS A BONAFIDE SECTION 3 COMPANY, AND THAT IT MEETS THE FOLLOWING NAME) IS A BONAFIDE SECTION 3 COMPANY, AND THAT IT MEETS THE FOLLOWING DEFINITION OF A SECTION 3 BUSINESS (CHECK ONE): DEFINITION OF A SECTION 3 BUSINESS (CHECK ONE):

    51% or more of the ownership of this company is owned by Section 3 residents, as

    defined by the developer of this project.

    Currently, at least 30% of the employees of the company are Section 3 residents, as

    defined by the developer of this project.

    At least 30% of the employees of the company were Section 3 residents, as defined

    by the developer of this project, within three years of the date of first employment

    with this company.

    I commit to subcontract at least 25% of the total value of this contract to Section 3

    subcontractors, as these companies are defined above, and to provide the necessary

    evidence to substantiate this.

______________________________________________________________

    Signature of Chief Executive Officer

____________________________________

    Date

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