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Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS)

  • 01 Oct 2012
  • 02 Oct 2012
  • Livonia Training Center

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS)

Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) is a critical element to the future of the Housing Choice Program. Gain or refresh your knowledge of the elements needed to create a successful FSS program through participating in a FSS laboratory. Here you will discover how to classify the dynamics of case management, including dissecting regulations to insure proper reporting, measuring the logic model and collecting data, and creating a linkage from Section 8 to Homeownership. Learn to generate a positive image through creative marketing and media usage. Find out how to create a support system, forming a non-profit organization, to assist with future FSS funding. Includes a proficiency exam. (1.3 CEUs)

Who Should Attend

Executive Directors, Senior/Key Management staff, Supervisors, and FSS Coordinators

What You Will Learn

  • Understand the importance of case management by identifying new roles and responsibilities.
  • How to organize an FSS program to meet current demands and be prepared for positive evaluations.
  • Using the logic model as a foundation to create the outcomes needed to occur in order to achieve long-term goals.
  • Engage in the development and operation of a Section 8 Homeownership program including management, counseling, recruiting and financial issues.
  • Changing the image of Section 8 through FSS to create positive community awareness.
  • Establishing a non-profit organization to support the basic operations of the FSS program and create a platform to become self-sustaining.


Registration begins at 8:00 am on the first day
Seminar runs daily from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
169 Templar, Pinckney, Michigan  48169               Phone: 734.498.2493               Fax: 734.275.3699

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