Section 3 and Labor Standards: Job Opportunities for Low-Income Persons

Interactive Zoom Meeting  
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - Friday, September 15, 2023   Eastern Standard Time


September 12th-15th, 2023 - 1:00-4:00 pm ET 


This training covers two areas PHAs often struggle with. This training will focus on ensuring compliance with the Section 3 standards took effect November 2020, as well as compliance with complex Labor Standard regulations. Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that promotes local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement, and individual self-sufficiency. The Section 3 program required recipients of certain HUD financial assistance to provide job training, employment, and contract opportunities for low or very-low-income residents. We will also review labor standards, including Davis-Bacon, prevailing wage, contract work hours, and other laws and regulations your PHA needs to comply with.  


  • After completing this training, participants will be able to:  
  • Recall the latest provisions of Section 3 standards and reporting  
  • Implement a Section 3 program that complies with all Federal laws and requirements  
  • Identify the Section 3 requirements associated with the use of Federal funds  
  • Develop a Section 3 action/implementation plan  
  • Review information on required record keeping, compliant processing, and resolution for labor standards and Section 3.  
  • Operationalize methodologies to ensure contractor compliance  
  • Learn of the best practices of other agencies in the industry  

Who should attend? 

  • Executive Directors 

  • Chief Executive Officers 

  • Chief Finance Officers 

  • Modernization and Construction Managers 

  • Procurement staff 

NOTE: Prior to registering, please review NAHRO’s cancellation policy

Please note that a NAHRO ethics training is a requirement for ALL NAHRO certifications.

Ethics is NOT included in this course - if you would like to take one of our ethics trainings, you must purchase and take that course separately.

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