Section 3
The City of Altoona receives an annual entitlement for Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act for employment and other economic opportunities generated by certain HUD financial assistance shall, to the greatest extent feasible, identify and provide contracting opportunities to Section 3 businesses, as well as Section 3 residents (defined as low and very low income persons/contractors or firms that provide economic opportunities to these persons).

The City of Altoona is establishing a list of Section 3 Residents.  If you would like to be placed on this list, please complete the Section 3 Resident Certification Form and mail to the Community Development Department, 1301 12th Street, Suite 400, Altoona, PA 16601, Attention: Mary Johnson. 

To register a Section 3 Firm/Business go to: http://www.hud.gov/Sec3Biz

If you need additional information or would like to learn more about Section 3, call at (814) 949-2470 or e-mail at mjohnson@altoonapa.gov.