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Public and Indian Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Program under the Resident Opportunity and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program (PH FSS)

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

  Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 14.877
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Sponsor U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Deadlines Oct 7, 2013

Anice Schervish Chenault


The purpose of the PH FSS program is to promote the development of local strategies to coordinate the use of assistance under the Public Housing program with public and private resources to enable participating families to increase earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency.

FSS programs should increase the number of families who achieve self-sufficiency. Programs should also increase the number of FSS families who, as a result of participation in the program, have family members who obtain their first job, or who obtain higher paying jobs; no longer need benefits received under one or more welfare program; obtain a high school diploma or higher education degree; or accomplish similar goals that will assist the family in obtaining economic independence.


Eligible applicants are Public Housing Authorities (PHAs), including Moving to Work (MTW) PHAs, and tribes/Tribally Designated Housing Entities (TDHEs) that currently administer PH FSS programs or have HUD field office/area ONAP approval of their FSS Action Plan authorizing them to implement a PH FSS program.

Amount of

Total Funding Available: $18,000,000

A maximum of $69,000 is available for each full-time coordinator position funded, or a maximum of $34,500 is available for a part-time position.


A link to the full announcement and application is available through

Tagged as American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians, Housing and homelessness

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RAC does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.

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