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POAH issues progress report on FSS

November 12, 2019

The Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program is a five-year program that enables residents of federally-assisted housing to save a portion of their rent when their income increases to achieve financial goals.

POAH has been deploying the FSS program in its housing communities to help residents build financial capability and assets. POAH was the first private owner to offer FSS after Congress extended eligibility to multifamily owners in 2015.

After three years, the numbers show the measurable progress residents are making in reducing unemployment, improving credit scores and saving for their future. Read the report