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9.7.21 Members Making News
From the Boston Housing Authority's website: Through a new partnership with Compass Working Capital, the Boston Housing Authority’s Family Self- Sufficiency (FSS) program has nearly tripled in size since 2020, rising to become one of the largest programs of its kind in the country. The FSS...
9.7.21 Members Making News
From ABC 13 Toledo: In late June, the Lucas Metropolitan Housing Authority opened up their waitlist for affordable housing that had been closed since February of 2020. They received nearly 3000 applications. “We realize there is an affordable housing crisis and we are going to be...
7.30.21 Members Making News
HUD recently announced $105 million in available FY21 renewal grant funds to support the salaries of Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program Coordinators who connect participating families to public and private resources to increase their earned income and financial...
6.30.21 Members Making News
From the Toledo Blade: Tatiana Brown was down on her luck and in a rut. Working two jobs and trying to get by like millions of other everyday Americans, she found herself still struggling to get ahead. So in 2014, she turned to public housing.  She applied to Lucas Metropolitan Housing, was...
4.22.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded Lucas Metropolitan Housing $423,352 under the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) grant program. ROSS grant funds will help the agency hire and/or retain Service...
3.10.21 Members Making News
CLPHA congratulates the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority upon receiving a $246,468 grant from HUD’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program! HUD’s Family Self -Sufficiency (FSS) Program funding helps local public housing authorities to hire Service Coordinators who work...
1.13.21 Members Making News
From Lucas Metropolitan Housing's press release: Lucas Metropolitan Housing has been awarded a HUD 2021 Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Grant in the amount of $263,400. The award supports the salaries for 4 FSS Coordinators who will continue to assist public housing and Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Fort Worth Housing Solutions' website: Hats off to the 51 women and men who graduated from either the Family Self-Sufficiency or Homeownership programs in 2019!  We celebrated their successes at a graduation dinner Dec. 3. “The hardest part is to start,” recalled Shunteia Goldman,...
1.22.20 Members Making News
From Affordable Housing Finance: Youths aging out of foster care have a new place to live in Vancouver, Wash. The recently completed Caples Terrace serves young adults 18 to 24 years who might not otherwise have a place to live. It’s the first project by the Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) to...
1.22.20 Members Making News
From 90.5 WCBE: U.S. Housing and Urban Development officials were in Columbus Wednesday for a trio of announcements regarding the Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority.  HUD Midwest Regional Administrator Joseph Galvan announced that CMHA has been awarded nearly $156,000 to  help...

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