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BIZLAUNCH

BIZLUANCH 

The Brighton Housing Authority's Biz Launch provides and connects eligible Adams County residents get the certifications, trainings, and/or specialized licenses they need to launch a business. This program is specifically designed to foster jobs in the community by offering the financial and technical assistance participants need to launch a business and/or become qualified bidders and awardees of Section 3 contracts.

Services provided to BizLaunch Participants:

  • Assistance registering your business with Colorado Secretary of State
  • Assistance registering your business with City for sales tax (if applicable) 
  • Assistance securing business licenses with the State of Colorado
  • Consultation with an attorney for business and contract structures 
  • Monthly consultations with an accountant to assist with your business bookkeeping 
  • Website development from a marketing company
  • Website hosting for one full year
  • General Liability Insurance paid for one full year
  • 14 hours of training in Business Education at the Brighton Small Business Development Center
  • Continued one-on-one consultations with business experts to gain knowledge on best business practices
  • Company specific certifications and training to gain the provide competitive edge on contract bidding
  • Housing Quality Standards training and certification (if applicable)
  • EPA Lead Renovator Training and Certification (if applicable) 

About Section 3

Section 3 is a part of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Act of 1968. This part of the HUD helps improve local financial development neighborhood economic improvement and to help individuals become financially independent. The Section 3 program requires any business or organization that receives HUD financial assistance provide job training, employment and contracting opportunities for low or very low income residents connected with projects and activities in their neighborhoods. Not every job qualifies as a Section 3 position. Please see the list of qualifying jobs below.

Examples of Section 3 qualifying job opportunities include:

Accounting
Architecture
Appliance Repair
Bookkeeping
Bricklaying
Carpentry
Carpet Installation
Catering
Cement/Masonry
Computer/Information
Demolition
Drywall
Electrical
Elevator Construction
Engineering
Fencing
Florists
Heating
Iron Works
Janitorial
Landscaping
Machine Operation
Manufacturing
Marketing
Painting
Payroll
Photography
Plastering
Plumbing
Printing
Purchasing
Research
Surveying
Tile Setting
Transportation
Word Processing
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