East Point Housing Authority
East Point Housing Authority

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

The Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) is a voluntary program offered to EPHA Housing Choice and Public Housing participants. This program was established by HUD and is designed to assist families in becoming economically self-sufficient.

The FSS program requires each head of household to enter into a 5 year contract. The head of household as well as any adult members over the age of 18 in the household that wish to participate, will work one on one with the FSS Coordinator to establish a list of obtainable life, financial, and career goals.

 

During your contract period participants will attend specified workshops and training sessions that will help them with their goals of becoming self sufficient.

(Currently ports are not qualified for this program)

Your Escrow Account

Let Your Savings Grow With an Escrow

 

  • The amount of the increase in family rent resulting from an increase in earned income is escrowed.

 

  • The general concept of the escrow account is that FSS families continue to pay rent in accordance with their incomes.

 

  • The IRS does not count the funds or interest on the funds in the escrow account as income for purposes of income taxes, either before or when the family actually receives the escrow.

 

  • The PHA cannot restrict a family’s use of FSS escrow account funds withdrawn by the family unless the funds are withdrawn to aid in the completion of an interim goal.

 

Homeownership Opportunities

Under the homeownership program FSS participants that qualify will be given the opportunity to use their HCV rental assistance for homeownership assistance.

 

*You must be on the FSS Program initially to qualify for the homeownership program.

 

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"IF IT IS TO BE, IT IS UP TO ME!"

~Anonymous~

 

EPHA Referral Services

Financial Counseling

• Homeownership Counseling

• Educational Services

• Family Counseling

and more

For more information about our HCV-FSS Program contact

Ms. Ariana Wilkins

ph: (678) 235-3122

fx: (404) 768-9981

For more information about our PH-FSS Program contact

Ms. Jones

ph: (404) 768-0078

fx: (404) 669-0056

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HOLIDAY HOURS


The Housing Authority will close at 12:00 PM Thursday, December 20th thru Tuesday, December 25th


The office will reopen on
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 7:30AM

PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
 

The Regularly Scheduled December 25th, 2018 Meeting of the East Point Housing Authority,
Board of Commissioners, has been changed to:
Tuesday, December 18, 2018~11:00 AM

 

The next regularly scheduled board meeting is January 22, 2019, at 5:30 PM. The meeting will be held at 3056 Norman Berry Drive, East Point, GA, 30344, Community/Training Room
 

All regularly scheduled board meetings are held
the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30PM
Location: 3056 Norman Berry Drive East Point, GA 30344
“Community/Training Room”


(Normal Business Hours: 7:30AM to 5:30PM ~ Monday – Thursday) emergency after Hour Calls:

404-379-6929

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Our Contact Information

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 91363

East Point, GA 30364

 

Street Address

East Point Housing Authority
3056 Norman Berry Dr
East Point, GA 30344

 

Phone:

404 768-0078

Fax:

404 669-0056

Email: Use our contact form.

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