Disadvantaged Businesses

Salt Lake City Housing & Neighborhood Development Section 3 Action Plan

Salt Lake City’s Section 3 policies require that employment opportunities created in conjunction with HUD funded projects are extended to low and very low income residents of the area where the project is being implemented. In essence, Section 3 eligible residents are to be extended preference in new hiring situations which result from HUD sourced public construction funds. Salt Lake City encourages businesses to hire from Section 3 pools, and to apply for official Section 3 Business designation. These Section 3 Businesses must meet self-certified application requirements on the State of Utah's Section 3 Registry. Salt Lake City also encourages partnerships for outreach, training, and hiring with local workforce agencies.

Action Plan for the Utilization of Minority and Women-Owned Businesses in HUD Funded Projects

Salt Lake City Corporation purchases the highest quality supplies, equipment, construction and services at the lowest possible prices. The purchases of these goods and any contracts on projects funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are administered without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, and physical or mental handicap.

The City actively seeks out, assists, and establishes rapport with minority and women-owned businesses. The City has instructed all departments and employees who have responsibilities for the purchase of goods and services or enter into contracts to commit themselves to actively support this Affirmative Action Plan for HUD Funded Projects. Salt Lake City Corporation encourages and offers minority and women entrepreneurs who may wish to conduct business with the City an equal opportunity to compete.

Salt Lake City currently refers all agencies and sub-recipients to use the US Small Business Administration's Dynamic Business Registry. We encourage all businesses, including Minority, Women-Owned, Veteran owned, Section 3, Small Business, or otherwise Disadvantaged Businesses to register with the U.S. Small Business Administration's Dynamic Business Registry- Central Contractor Registry.

Call or email rawleigh.greenhalgh@slcgov.com at 801-535-7268 with any questions.