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  • The PHA cannot restrict a family’s use of FSS escrow account funds withdrawn by the family unless the funds are withdrawn to aid in the completion of an interim goal.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

 

"TO GET SOMETHING YOU NEVER HAD YOU HAVE TO DO SOMETHING YOU NEVER DID."

~Anonymous~

"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

Mr. Rey Granger

ph: (404) 768-0078

fx: (404) 768-9981

For more information about our PH-FSS Program contact

Ms. Jones

ph: (404) 768-0078

fx: (404) 669-0056

Need Help Finding Something?

East Point Housing Authority
will be closed in observance of July 4th Thursday, July 2, 2020

 

The office will reopen Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7:30 AM.


However, the Housing Authority will remain closed to the public until further notice. While the office is closed, the staff will continue to provide essential services. Your calls and e-mails will be answered timely, and we will continue to assist you with the same responsiveness, expertise, and experience you expect, and deserve.

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PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

The Regularly Scheduled Meeting of the East Point Housing Authority Board of Commissioners for June 23rd has been changed to Monday, June 29th, 2020
@5:30 PM

 

The board meeting is being held under circumstances necessitated by emergency conditions involving public safety, more specifically, the public health issues created by the COVID-19 coronavirus, so that this meeting is being conducted via Zoom (zoom.com) Video Communications.

 

Every effort is being made to allow the public access to view the meeting.


East Point Housing Authority is inviting you to a scheduled
Board of Commissioners meeting:

 

Join Zoom Meeting:

June 29, 2020, at 5:30 PM


https://zoom.us/j/87460566704

 

Meeting ID: 874 6056 6704
 
Password: 124166

 

Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Wait Lists are Currently Closed

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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.

Maintenance Office:

404 669-9060

Emergency After Hour:

404 379-6929

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