new home ownerRecently, a Family Self-Sufficiency Program (FSS) participant, achieved her lifelong goal of homeownership! Zoraida Rivera worked diligently throughout her time in the program to increase her overall household income, repair her credit, and increase her savings all while being super mom to her 5 children. Zoraida qualified for the City of Holyoke's Borrower's Assistance Program (BAP), utilized the Section 8 Homeownership Option and a robust escrow upwards of $30,000 to purchase a home for family right here in Holyoke. We are so proud of Zoraida and all of her accomplishments and wish her all the best as she begins this journey. This is what the FSS program can do.

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The Authority’s FY 2022 Moving to Work Annual Plan is available for public comment until September 30, 2021. Written comments on the draft FY 2022 Moving to Work Annual Plan must be addressed to FY 2022 Moving to Work Annual Plan Comments at the Authority’s Administrative Office at 475 Maple Street, Suite One and must be received by close of business (4:30pm) on September 30th.  A Public Hearing to receive comments on the Plan will be held on Wednesday September 21st @ 3:00PM via Zoom. The meeting can be accessed at this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83784354586?pwd=aWlKUnJvZXh1V0VWWXdPUnY2eGM4Zz09 or via telephone at +1-929-436-2866, Meeting ID: 837 8435 4586, Passcode: 759769.

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