Jobs & Contracting

Business Opportunities

Business and Economic Opportunities

The Stop Six Choice Neighborhood Initiative provides numerous work-related opportunities for local residents, businesses and contractors. Our efforts throughout the multi-year initiative are aimed at increasing public awareness and participation in programs that connect low-income individuals or small, minority-, and women-owned businesses with employment, contracting, training, or other economic opportunities.

Jobs & Contracting

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968 that helps foster local economic development, neighborhood economic improvement and individual self-sufficiency. HUD’s Section 3 Program requires recipients of the agency’s financial assistance, including Fort Worth Housing Solutions, to make a concerted effort to hire and contract with Section 3-eligible individuals and business concerns with a focus on qualifications, cost, and insurance/bonding requirements as priority considerations when selecting employees and contractors.

Activity Target Participation Goal
Professional Services
Section 3 Businesses
Section 3
10% of Total Dollar Amount
Section 3 Hiring
Section 3
30% of New Hires
Section 3 Non-Covered Construction Services
Section 3
3% of Total Dollar Amount
Potential opportunities include:

Pre-Qualification for Cowan Place Subcontractors

McCormack Baron Salazar, a nationally recognized developer of economically integrated neighborhoods, is the lead Housing partner for the Initiative and is managing the work of general contractor Block Companies of Baton Rouge, La., and Bennett Benner Partners, the Fort Worth-based architect of record.

Eligible firms interested in serving as subcontractors should fill out the information form available here and email it to

Cowan Place Phase I Subcontracting Opportunities

Current Business Opportunities

Call for Artist @ the Six

UPDATE FEBRUARY 15, 2024: Calling all community members!  We’re seeking 2 passionate individuals to join us in reviewing art proposals for the Cowan Mural space. If you have a keen

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Section 3 & M/WBE Opportunities

Demetria Bivens
Founder and Principal
dlb Consultants
624 Six Flags Drive
Suite 210
Arlington, Texas 76011
Cell 214-597-2022

Jerome Johnson
Workforce Coordinator
Fort Worth Housing Solutions

Development Opportunities

Monique Chavoya
Vice President, Project Management
McCormack Baron Salazar
Office 210-819-6494