Winston-Salem Choice Neighborhood
Phase 1 construction has begun. This Winston Salem CNI project expects to generate a variety of construction related opportunities. Residents are encouraged to fill in the information below or call (336)-355-8317.
The Project is governed under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Section 3 Final Rule published last year. The Section 3 Final Rule requires that best efforts must be made to provide employment and training opportunities generated by the Project to Section 3 workers. The following residents will be granted priority consideration in the order listed below:
- Displaced residents of Cleveland Avenue Homes
- HAWS residents or residents of Section 8-assisted housing managed by HAWS Participants in YouthBuild programs
- Low- and very low-income persons residing in Winston-Salem or Forsyth County
The workforce participation goals for this Project are:
Section 3 Workers: 25% or more of the total number of labor hours worked by all workers are worked by Section 3 workers.
A Section 3 worker is any worker who currently fits or when hired within the past five years fit at least one of the following categories, as documented:
- The worker’s income for the previous or annualized calendar year is below the income limit established by HUD.
- The worker is employed by a Section 3 business concern.
- The worker is a YouthBuild participant.
Targeted Section 3 Workers: 5% or more of the total number of labor hours worked by all workers are worked by Targeted Section 3 workers.
A Targeted Section 3 worker is a Section 3 worker who is:
- A worker employed by a Section 3 business concern; or
- A worker who currently fits or when hired fit at least one of the following categories, as documented within the past five years:
- A Cleveland Avenue Homes resident A HAWS public housing resident or a resident of Section 8-assisted housing managed by HAWS; or
- A YouthBuild participant
To learn more about Section 3, visit:
Housing Authority of Winston-Salem | Section 3
HUD Finalizes Section 3 Final Rule
Frequently Asked Questions for Section 3
If you are interested in working on the Winston Salem Choice Neighborhoods Initiative Project, please tell us about yourself by completing an Employment Interest Form.
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