Family Self-Sufficiency Program
Do you have dreams of owning your own home? Finding a job? Buying a new car?
Whatever your life goals, the Resident Services department at Manatee County
Housing Authority can help you identify and reach them. The Family
Self-Sufficiency program is a program available to residents of Village Central
or Pine Village and designed for families who are interested in becoming
For us, self-sufficiency means:
The head of household has obtained employment and
All family members are free of cash assistance for 12 months
30% of the monthly adjusted income meets or exceeds the fair market rental
rate for their current unit.
Working towards self-sufficiency alone can be difficult, but with the FSS
program you don't have to.
Our resident services department will help you address some of the major
hurdles, such as:
Help finding a (better) job
Going back to school to get more education and training
Improving your credit
Overcoming a criminal background
When you participate in the FSS program, or get help from our Resident Services
Department you will receive one on one mentoring and guidance. While it is still
up to you to take control of your goals and dreams, you will find a network of
support to help you along your way.