The purpose of the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) program is to promote the development of local strategies to coordinate the use of Housing Choice Voucher assistance with public and private resources that enable families participating under the program to increase earned income and financial literacy, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance, and make progress toward economic independence and self-sufficiency. The FSS Coordinator will recruit residents and assist to develop and attain the motivation, goals, and skills necessary for self-sufficiency through active case management, attaining employment, referrals to post high school career/skills training, self-enhancement activities, job counseling, and position retention. This includes identifying, recruiting, and engaging community partners in activities that promote this goal.
This position is grant funded for reminder of 2018, with the goal of renewing the grant at the end of the year. Continued employment at the end year is dependent on funding.
Innovative Housing Concepts - Who we are:
The Englewood Housing Authority was established in 1972 by resolution of the Englewood City Council. It is governed by a five-member board appointed by the Mayor to serve five-year terms. The Authority was designed with the powers to develop, manage and maintain dwelling units for the occupancy and benefit of low to moderate income persons residing or intending to reside in the City of Englewood. In 2018, Englewood Housing Authority changed its name to Innovative Housing Concepts.