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Section 3 for Businesses

Section 3 certification is a great way to grow your business, access city contracts, and find qualified employees and subcontractors.

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Section 3 for Mobile Residents

Section 3 certification can help you get connected with employers and get access to workforce training opportunities.

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What is Section 3?

The City of Mobile's Community and Housing Development Department partners with small businesses for building and renovation projects. If you are a resident of public housing, receive public assistance, or if you are a small business owner, you may be eligible to participate in City housing contracts through Section 3 certification.

Section 3 certification can help you access new contracts and job opportunities. It’s a great way to grow your business, find a new job, and give back to the community. If you are interested, click below to learn more about the program and get started on our online certification.

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“Section 3 is great for the individual, great for the taxpayer. You’re getting that full lifecycle of the money. It just doesn’t go to the contractor, it get used as payroll and helps develop people.