HUD to Offer Family Self-Sufficiency Funding

Agency: Office of Public and Indian Housing (HUD); Program: Family Self-Sufficiency Program (CFDA Number: 14.896) (Funding Opportunity Number: FR-6100-N-04); Eligibility: Public and Indian housing authorities; Funding (Estimate): $75 million for 700 awards (no match required); Deadline (estimated): April (the NOFA is to be released in February.

Summary: The program funds coordinators who help HUD-assisted renters increase their economic security and self-sufficiency. The participating families receive services that increase their earned income and financial literacy and reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance. Coordinators must have strong partnerships with local employers and job centers and supportive service providers.

Info: (website); for more on the upcoming solicitation: Tremayne Youmans, 202/402-6621; e-mail,

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