The Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program is administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA) The program encourages economic development in historically underutilized business zones. Benefits of the program include competitive and sole source contracting with the Federal government as well as ten-percent price evaluation preference in full and open contract competitions as well as subcontract opportunities.

To learn more about the HUBZone program, please contact Mike Williams, Economic Development Division Manager at (503) 526-2456 or at Additionally, please review the program website at

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