The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a 5-year voluntary program helping eligible families with Section 8 vouchers increase their earnings and build assets. The
program has both a financial incentive in the form of an escrow savings account managed by Metro Housing|Boston, as well as a coaching component designed to help residents access services and overcome barriers on the way to achieving their goals. All FSS participants will work with a Coach from One Family who will support their education, career, and personal finance goals.
To be eligible for this program, you must:
- Have a section 8 Voucher with Metro Housing/Boston.
- Be in good standing and up-to-date and current with annual recertification.
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Be willing to work with a coach four times a year over a 5 year period to set and reach goals.
-Be willing and able to work
If you meet all the above requirements, please fill out the form on the following page. We will be in touch after you complete this application to talk about next steps!