Section 3 Contacting & Employment Opportunities

The City of Friendswood has upcoming construction projects that will be subject to Section 3 requirements.

Section 3 Business Concerns

The City will maintain a list of certified Section 3 Business Concerns and notify them about specific Section 3 bid opportunities. Section 3 Business Concerns interested in being included on this list are invited to complete and submit the Section 3 Business Concern Certification Form (PDF) along with required documentation via email or to the:

City’s Section 3 Coordinator
910 S Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546


Section 3 business concerns:

  • Owned by 51% or more by Section 3 Residents
  • Employ at least 30% of employees who qualify as Section 3 Residents (or within 3 years of the date of first employment with the business concern were Section 3 Residents)
  • Commit to subcontract in excess of 25% of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to business concerns that meet one of the first two qualifications above

Section 3 Workers

Any job openings related to these construction projects will be posted by the contractors on the website. Section 3 Residents interested in employment opportunities should register as a job seeker with or contact their local Workforce Solutions office for assistance. Section 3 Residents seeking Section 3 hiring preference may also complete and submit a Section 3 Resident Certification Form (PDF) to the City’s Section 3 Coordinator via email or to:

910 S Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546

A list of Section 3 Residents will be maintained for contractors to use in their hiring processes.


Section 3 Residents are either:

  • Public housing residents including persons with disabilities
  • Low-income or very-low-income person(s) who live in the metropolitan statistical area or non-metro county area of the project
  • HUD Youthbuild program participants
  • Homeless, defined under McKinney Act (42 USC. 11301 et seq.)

Low Income

Persons are considered low-income if their household incomes do not exceed 80% of the median income for the area. Persons are considered very-low income if their household incomes do not exceed 50% of the median income for the area. Refer to the Section 3 Resident Certification Form (PDF) for income limits by household size for Harris and Galveston Counties.

Certification Forms & Job Vacancies