Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS)

Program Description

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is a voluntary program which enables families assisted through the HUD Assisted Multifamily, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), or Public Housing (PH) to increase their earnings, build asset and financial capability. Families who elect to participate in the program signs a five (5) year Contract of Participation (COP). During this period family receives case management to help with accessing services needed to overcome barriers in order to achieve goals and gain financial stability.


Services Offered to FSS Participants

  • Collaborative Partners in the community provide partnership to provide wrap- around services to participant using non-FSS Resources.  Services provided, but not limited to:
    • Job Readiness
    • Financial Empowerment
    • Adult Education
    • Life Skills
    • Referral Services
    • Budget/Credit Workshop
    • Homebuyer Education

Other Incentive of FSS Program

  • The escrow account is a financial incentive for participants to increase their earning in the form of an escrow saving that grows as participants’ earning rise. The escrow account helps participants build savings they can use to improve their quality of life and advance their personal goals.

For More Information

If you are interested in enrolling into the FSS program, contact the FSS Coordinators or complete the FSS Brochure and return it to our office.