What is the FSS Program?
The Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a voluntary program designed to assist participants in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
What does FSS do for the participants?
Assist families in developing the strengths, skills and experience necessary to achieve economic independence.
What are some of the necessary strengths, skills and goals the FSS coordinator will help the participant achieve?
The FSS Coordinator will assist the participant in setting goals in career development, education, debt solutions, financial stability, increase income, life skills as well as homeownership.
What are the Benefits of joining the FSS Program?
As your earned income increases, some of your increased rent payment shall be set aside in an escrow account for you! If you achieve all your goals set out in your Individual Training & Service Plan, and successfully complete the program you may withdraw your escrow funds to use as you determined appropriate. For example: further education, purchase a home or a new car.