The Project Based Voucher Waiting List is
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting list is
Affordable Housing Applications are being offered through
RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. Click
to be taken to their site.
Notice regarding Housing Choice Voucher Program
Please be advised that effective March 8, 2012, and until further
notice, the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda will
BILL the initial Public Housing Authority/Agency for all
eligible incoming portability households under the Section 8
Housing Choice Voucher Program.
For questions or further information,
please contact Sherri Shefik, Housing Specialist III at (510) 747-4322 or
March 7, 2012
Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS)
This program is for current Section 8
Voucher Holders residing in the City of Alameda.
- Are you in a low paying job?
- Are you barely making ends meet with Cal-works, SSI/SDI, and/or Food Stamps?
- Have you lost a job?
- Is your unemployment about to run out?
- Do you have career goals that have never materialized?
Family Self-Sufficiency program may be the next
step in helping you realize your career dreams!
The Family Self Sufficiency (FSS)
Program is designed to
assist families and individuals in becoming financially stable by
providing individualized case management services and financial
incentives. Participation in the program is voluntary and
requires a five-year personal commitment by participants.
Any Housing Choice Voucher
(HCV) participant is eligible to participate in the program
regardless of educational status, age, work experience,
career interests or possible status as a person with a disability.
The program’s emphasis is on employment, career development,
education, training, independence from public assistance and credit
financial incentive is the Escrow (savings) Account. When a
participant’s rental share increases as the result of
increased earned income, a specified amount of money is
deposited into an interest earning savings account on behalf
of that qualifying family. Upon successful completion of the
five-year FSS p program, qualifying families will have access to those accumulated
Self-Sufficiency program is continuously taking applications for the FSS program and based on recent changes to your household income you
could be the next great success story in
achieving your long-term career goals and economic independence.
are available at the front desk of the Housing Authority or you may
contact Kara Korbel, FSS Coordinator, at 510-747-4337 for
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