Become a City Contractor


Would you like to be a contractor with the City of Danville? The Housing & Development Office is in need of general contractors for its Housing Rehabilitation Program. Jobs range in value from several thousand dollars to $60,000, with the average job around $35,000.  Jobs will be awarded on an individual basis to the lowest bidder.

In order to be added to our approved list of contractors, you must:

  • be a class A or B contractor,
  • possess a City business license,
  • provide references from three clients,
  • provide a financial/bank statement, and
  • supply a building supplier reference.

In order to bid on lead jobs, you must have EPA certification for Lead Safe Supervisor and Lead Safe Worker(s). For more information, contact Mike Beckner 

Additionally, the City makes every effort to utilize small businesses, minority and women-owned business enterprises. 

Section 3 is a provision of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 (12 U.S.C. 1701u) regulated by the provisions of 24 CFR 75. The purpose of Section 3 is to ensure economic opportunities, most importantly employment, that are generated by projects that receive HUD financial assistance shall be directed to low- and very low-income persons, particularly those who are recipients of government assistance for housing of residents of the community in which the federal assistance is spent. 

Learn more about HUD's Section 3 requirements at

HUD's Section 3 Opportunity Portal is intended to assist recipients of Section 3 covered funding and Section 3 business concerns meet their obligations for employment, hiring, and contracting under the final rule. The portal also serves as a helpful tool in locating or connecting Section 3 business concerns with Section 3 workers in the community. Learn more at

To apply to be a City of Danville contractor, please fill out this application (PDF) and return via email or mail to: 

City of Danville
Housing & Development Division
P.O. Box 3300
Danville, VA 24543

For further information, please contact Housing & Development at 434-799-5260.