Authority 2700 Pleasant Valley Boulevard,
Altoona, PA 16602 814.949.2000
Sufficiency (FSS) Program
WHAT IS FAMILY
SELF SUFFICIENCY (FSS)? Family self-sufficiency (FSS)
is a HUD program that encourages communities to develop local
strategies to help voucher families obtain employment that will
lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.
PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM?
Section 8 and Public Housing rental assistance participants with the Altoona Housing
THIS PROGRAM PROVIDE?
Financial Independence! Participating families move toward
financial independence while saving money for homeownership,
education, transportation and other job related expenses. FSS
participants sign a Contract of Participation and complete a
Family Development Plan that outlines the family's goals and