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This program was begun in 1992 and over the years has proven itself to be a successful one.
This bill would improve the program by expanding it to include residents of project-based, subsidized housing (such as Section 8 or 9 housing).
It also would consolidate HUD’s two FSS programs into one, allow tenants in privately-owned properties that receive project-based assistance to participate in FSS, and remove a limit on the amount that can be deposited into escrow accounts.
Additionally, it would permanently reauthorize the FSS.
The Family Self-Sufficiency Program
HUD's Best Kept Secret for Promoting Employment and Asset Growth