Job Bank Overview
The PHA Section 3 Job Bank is a resource that connects Section 3
residents with job opportunities with PHA vendors who make Section
3 hiring commitments. Under Section 3, 30% of a vendor's
new hires must be Section 3 residents. While
the Job Bank does not replace a vendor's own hiring process, it
enables PHA to forward an applicant's information to PHA-contracted
vendors who have Section 3 job opportunities. However, PHA
does not control which applicants, if any, its vendors eventually
interview or hire.
Who is a Section 3 Resident?
A Section 3 residents is:
- a PHA resident; or
- a low or very low-income person who lives in the City of
Philadelphia who has a household income that is low income or very
low inclome under certain HUD income limits (these income limits
are listed online on PHA's Section 3 website, on the Section 3
Residency Self Certification Form) .
While a Section 3 resident can apply to any job posted on the
Job Bank, there is a mandatory preference under the law to
residents residing in the area where the job originated. All
non-PHA resident Job Bank applicants must complete a Section 3
Residency Self Certification Form in order to participate in
the Job Bank.
How to Apply for Section 3 Job
Applicants can submit their information on-line, via email (in
an attachment), mail, or in person.
**All email or hard-copy submissions must include a note or
cover letter specifying the job title and ID of the job being
Post a Job Opportunity on the Job Bank
All employers are welcome to post positions on the Job Bank.
Please contact the Section 3 Program for more information.
PHA Section 3 Job Bank Coordinator
712 N. 16th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19130