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Office of Community Development

MBE-MBW Business Enterprises & Section 3

MINORITY AND WOMEN OWNED
BUSINESS ENTERPRISES & SECTION 3 EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Orange County Office of Community Development (OCD) works to ensure that minority and women owned business enterprises (MBE-WBE) are given an opportunity to bid on projects financed by HOME Program funds, pursuant to Executive Orders 11625, 12432 and 12138 and 24 CFR 85.36(e). In addition, under Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968, wherever certain HUD financial assistance is given for housing and community development, economic opportunities will be given, to the greatest extent feasible, to low income local residents and businesses.

For your conveneice, below is the link to the NYS Empire Development/ Division of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development ("DMWBD"). On this newly designed webh page, you will find information related to the certification process, resources for technical assistance, MWBE Events, and a certified vendor registry search tool to help you find New York State certified MBE-WBEs.

Click Link Below: 

http://www.esd.ny.gov/MWBE.html    

Orange County Office of Community Development
18 Seward Avenue - First Floor
Middletown, New York 10940

Tel.: (845) 615-3820
Fax: (845) 344-1629

Revised: October, 2008