Cocoa Housing Authority encourages all Section 3 businesses to solicit business opportunities with us.

A Section 3 Business is defined as:

  • 51% or more is owned by Section 3 residents*, or
  • At least 30% of its permanent full-time employees are current Section 3 residents*, or were Section 3 residents within 3 years of the date of first employment with the business, or
  • Provided evidence of a commitment to subcontract in excess of 25% of the dollar award of all subcontracts to be awarded to businesses that meet the qualification set forth in the two previous categories.

A Section 3 resident is defined as a Public Housing resident of an individual who resides with Brevard County and whose family income is below

The following limits.

Persons in Household: Low (80%)-Income:
1 $36,000
2 $41,500
3 $46,700
4 $51,850
5 $56,000
6 $60,150
7 $64,300
8 $68,450