As a PHA resident, you hear about the FSS program through a welcome packet insert, community partner, staff member, family or friend.
Attend an orientation to learn more about the FSS program and it see if it is a god fit for you. Orientations are held at Vaux High School the first Saturday of each Month at 10:00 am.
You are excited about FSS and to meet with an FSS Counselor to enroll and set your initial goals for the program.
You meet with your FSS Counselor on a regular basis to help make progress towards your goals.
You increase your personal income, report it to PHA an begin to save (via the escrow account) if there is an increase in rent.
You continue to meet with your FSS Financial Counselor on a regular basis to report progress on your goals.
You meet all criteria for graduation typically within five years of program enrollment. In some cases, you can extend your participation by up to two years with just cause.