Plano Family Self-Sufficiency Program helps families become independent

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Plano Family Self-Sufficiency Program helps families become financially independent

 Plano FSS Program help you become self-sufficient

Plano is a city north of Dallas in the state of Texas, located mostly within Collin County. Plano is named for the flat plains of the area. 

What is the Plano Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program?

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program is voluntary program that helps families become financially independent and become free from government assistance. The program is designed to help participantsmeetheir short & long term personal, educationaland professional goalsThe program will also assist in building a savings account which ithen given to the participantupon 
successful graduationThFSProgram ifree to join 

Who Can Participate in the Plano FSS Program?

Any family who has participated in the House Choice Voucher Program or has lived in Public Housing through the Plano Housing Authority for a minimum of 1 year.

Why Should you go Through the FSS program?

ThFSS program will help you find the services required to become self-sufficientThey include:

    1.       Education       
    2.       Life Skills                    
    3.       Budgeting       
    4.       Career planning         
    5.       Program Nights          
    6.       Home Ownership

      Plano FSS Program help you become self-sufficient

      BESof all, you are financially "rewarded" for working hard and increasing your wages!

How Plano FSS Program Works (Example Scenario)


BEGINNING So at thbeginning of thFSS Program your lease payment structure may look likthe picture above; your rent is $1000/month and Plano Housing Assistance (PHA) pays $500 and you pay $500.

PROGRESS - In the futuras your earned income increases, swill your portion of lease paymentdutogovernment rules. Let’s say now you need to pay $800 and PHA pays $200.

SAVINGS Howeveevery timyour rent portion increases, a portion of that increase inow placed intoa savings account by thPHA every month, e.g., $150/monthYou then receivthe entire amount saved up wheyou completthFSS program.

  • Do you want to truly be free from being dependent ogovernment assistance and not having control of how loniwill last?

  • Have you beemember of the Plano HousinAuthority or Family ChoicVoucher Program for at least onyear?

  • Want to take advantagof FREE classes to learn valuable life skills?

  • Want to be financially "rewarded" for working hard anincreasinyour income?

Consider the Plano Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program! 
FSS Program is offered from Plano Texas Housing Authority (PHA)  HOW TO JOIN:

The head of thhousehold enters into a contracwith the PHA. This contract contains an action plan developed with a PHA staff member that identifies 
the education & employm
ent goalof the participant. It also outlines the activities anservices necessary to achieve this goal.



Attend quarterly Life Skills          Meewith Program                     Complete a Community  Become gainfully employed 
Coordinatoevery 6 months        Service Project every year

  1.      Attend quarterly Life SkillWorkshops 
  2.      Meewith Program Coordinatoevery 6 months
  3.      Complete a Community Service Project every year
  4.      Become gainfully employed
  5.      Attend Program Nights
  6.      Become Welfare free 12 months prior to graduation (excluding SNAP & Housing assistance)


You can continue on your housing assistance program but your escrow (savings account) is reverted back to the USDepartment of Housing and Urban Development. 

Interested in finding out more about Plano FSS Program?

Please contact:

Rebecca Williams 
Plano Housing Authorit
1740 Avenue G 
Plano, TX 75074 
972-423-4928 Ext. 36

Take control of your future today.

Plano Housing Authority

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Joy Bender
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Bahman Davani, CM at Texas Five Star Realty, Plano, TX (214) 457-7055 wow thats a lot of information for Plamo families!   Happy new year 

Dec 31, 2015 03:37 AM #1
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Happy new year to you too Joy!

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