Family Self-Sufficiency

HUD & FDIC To Host Webinar for ROSS Grantees on Connecting Youth to Financial Education and Account Access

11.19.20

From HUD and the FDIC:

Please save the date for an upcoming webinar co-sponsored between HUD and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) which will focus on how Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) grantees can help the youth we serve successfully connect to financial education resources from FDIC, including its Money Smart Financial Education program. The webinar will also highlight the Denver Housing Authority’s youth financial education activities.

9 CLPHA Members Receive 2020 ROSS-SC Awards from HUD

3.4.20

On February 27, HUD announced $36 million in funding awards to public housing authorities and other grantees through the agency’s Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency-Service Coordinators program (ROSS-SC). The awards will allow grantees to hire or retain service coordinators who help connect public housing residents with crucial resources like employment training, financial literacy services, educational opportunities, and health and wellness programs.

Fort Wayne Housing Authority receives almost $500,000 in HUD grants

2.5.20

From The Journal Gazette:

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Tuesday it has awarded nearly $500,000 in grants to the Fort Wayne Housing Authority.

A grant for $343,896 will provide access to affordable housing to 56 people with disabilities, and a grant for $148,174 will fund three service coordinators who assist residents participating in the federal Family Self-Sufficiency Program, which aims to reduce or eliminate the need for rental and welfare assistance.

HACEP’s Family Self-Sufficiency Program Sets 200 El Pasoans on Path to Home Ownership (Housing Authority of the City of El Paso)

2.5.20

From the El Paso Herald-Post:

For many people, home ownership is the ultimate American dream. But for some, it’s a dream that can feel just out of reach.

That’s why the Housing Authority of the City of El Paso (HACEP) offers comprehensive home ownership and family self-sufficiency programs. In their 17th year, the programs offer tailored solutions to qualifying HACEP residents who want to own their own home.

HUD Awards More Funding And New Designation To CMHA (Columbus Metropolitan Housing Authority)

1.22.20

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 families attain self-sufficiency.

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