Thursday, August 12, 2010

Section 3 Informational Forum

Informational Forum on Section 3 Contracting - City of Richmond, Virginia - August 12, 2010 from Silver Persinger.

City of Richmond and Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority [RRHA] with the Department of Economic and Community Development organized this "informational forum" to discuss and share information about "Section 3", a program to benefit public housing residents as well as low and moderate income folks who earn less than 80% of area median income.

During Peter Chapman's presentation he said that 27% of the city's residents live in poverty and the current unemployment rate is 9.9%.

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