"Understanding Section 3" Training Curriculum
In order to bolster the capacity of HUD’s funding recipients and Section 3 businesses regarding the Section 3 provision, HUD has developed the Understanding Section 3 training curriculum. The overall objective of the training curriculum is to provide participants with the tools and resources necessary to become well-versed and knowledgeable in this provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and its implementing regulations.
This online, self-directed training curriculum consists of ten modules that cover a variety of Section 3 relevant topics.
- Purpose, Goals, and Definitions
- Applicability and Programs Covered
- Thresholds and Benchmarks
- Reporting and Recordkeeping
- Implementation Tips
- Procurement Strategies
- Compliance and Monitoring
- Best Practices
- Opportunity Portal
- Business Registry
Upon completion of the training modules, the user should have a better understating of the provision and be better positioned to comply with Section 3 requirements and guidance.
More information on Section 3, such as program support, policy guidance, FAQs, and trainings, are available on the Section 3 page on the HUD Exchange.