Department of Civil Rights

Velma J. Korbel, Director

350 S. 5th St., Room 239
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Phone: (612) 673-3012
Fax: (612) 673-2599
TTY: (612) 673-2157

Office of Police Conduct Review
(612) 673-5500

Office Hours:
8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Monday – Friday

Section 3 Business Application

 
To qualify as a Section 3 Business, your business must be either:
Priority 1 - A business that is 51% or more owned by Section 3 resident(s), OR
 
Priority 2 - At least 30% of a business’ full time employees include persons that are currently
Section 3 residents or were Section 3 residents within three years of the date of first hire, OR
 
Priority 3 - A business that makes a commitment to subcontract in excess of 25% of the dollar award of all subcontracts to business concerns that meet one of the first two qualifications above.
 
To apply for Priority 1 status, you must:
1.       Complete, sign and notarize the HUD Section 3 Business Certification Application
2.       Provide proof of residency. Examples of acceptable documentation include:
a.       Copy of a current utility bill,
b.      Copy of lease, or
c.       Other formal documentation or statement of residency
3.       Provide proof of income. Income documentation must include all members of your household (i.e. you plus your spouse or domestic partner). Examples of acceptable documentation include:
a.       Most recent personal income tax return
b.      Most recent W-2
c.       Proof of unemployment or social security benefits
4.       Provide copies of all applicable business documentation (see application for list of documents)
5.       Complete the Areas of Expertise Questionnaire
6.       Submit application and documentation to: contractcompliance@minneapolismn.gov
 
To apply for Priority 2 status, you must:
1.       Complete, sign and notarize the HUD Section 3 Business Certification Application
2.       Provide a list of all current full-time employees
3.       Provide a list of all employees claiming Section 3 Resident status
4.       Provide copies of all applicable business documentation (see application for list of documents)
5.       Complete the Areas of Expertise Questionnaire
6.       Submit application and documentation to: contractcompliance@minneapolismn.gov
 
To apply for Priority 3 status, you must:
1.       Complete, sign and notarize the HUD Section 3 Business Certification Application
2.       Complete, sign and notarize the Priority 3 Affidavit
3.       Provide copies of all applicable business documentation (see application for list of documents)
4.       Complete the Areas of Expertise Questionnaire
5.       Submit application and documentation to: contractcompliance@minneapolismn.gov
 

Last updated Jul 17, 2014