Family Self-Sufficiency

Olathe Housing Authority (OHA)
200 W. Santa Fe Street
Olathe  KS  66061

(913) 971-6260
(913) 971-6277 - Fax

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Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program assists Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher families achieve economic self-sufficiency.


Participation Requirements:

  • Meet all Section 8 housing assistance requirements.
  • The head of the household must seek and maintain suitable employment and/or education goals.
  • Attend monthly personal/professional enrichment meetings.
  • Execute a 5-year contract of participation outlining the steps required to achieve self-sufficiency.
  • Meet with a case manager at least quarterly.
  • All school-age family members must remain in school until they complete a high school diploma.
  • During the last year of the contract, the family must not receive welfare (cash) assistance.