What is Family Self-sufficiency (FSS)?
Family Self-sufficiency is a HUD program that encourages communities to develop local strategies to help public housing and voucher families obtain employment that will lead to economic independence and self-sufficiency.
Who can participate in the program?
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Public Housing assistance participants with the Altoona Housing Authority.
The goal of the FSS Program is to enable families to become self-sufficient by:
FSS participants sign a Contract of Participation and complete an Individual Training and Services Plan that outlines the family’s goals, obstacles and objectives.