FSS Training Registration

Family Self-Sufficiency Program Training

(Includes Certification Exam)
Training Provided by Nan McKay & Associates
January 30 – February 1, 2018
8:00 am – 5:00 pm (daily)

Albuquerque Housing Authority
1840 University Blvd., SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106

Registration Fee: $950.00
Please submit a separate registration form for each participant.


Come and explore FSS inside and out, covering the information critical to program success. This 3-day training for both HCV and public housing staff presents full program information, including HUD regulations, the coordinating committee, intake and family selection, contracts, calculating escrow accounts, portability, marketing, and finding private sector resources.

Upon completion of the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Training, using HUD regulations and guidance, you should be able to understand:

  • Successful use of the program coordinating committee
  • FSS intake and family selection, including eligible families, transfers, targeted selections, motivational screening, and denials
  • The contract of participation, including contract requirements, the regulations for individual training and service plans, lease compliance, changes to the contract, and contract planning
  • Escrow accounts, including how escrow works, income and rent calculations, impact of income limits, crediting the escrow account, escrow interim, and final disbursements
  • Portability, including FSS rules for portability, responsibility of initial and receiving HAs, and contract and escrow account issues
  • Case management, including characteristics of effective case managers, the role of the case manager, the helping interview versus the housing interview, questioning techniques, client intake, client evaluation, case planning, and case managing
  • Marketing your FSS program, including finding private sector resources
  • Multiple avenues and barriers to self-sufficiency



NAHRO-New Mexico

Dodi Salazar, Service Officer (505) 501-2891

Family Self-Sufficiency Program Training and Certification

Registration Form

January 30 – February 1, 2018

Registration Fee: $950.00 (includes certification exam)


    Cancellation and Refunds: to receive a refund of your registration fees, written notice of cancellation must be received before January 22, 2018. A $25 cancellation fee will be assessed. Cancellations received after this date will not be refunded. The agency may send a substitute attendee if the original registrant can’t attend. No exceptions will be made.


    For questions regarding this training, please contact Dodi Salazar, Service Officer at (505) 501-2891


    Fax Registration Forms to: (505) 989-7786

    Attn: Nellie Olivas

    OR email forms to Dodi Salazar at dodsalzr@yahoo.com.

    Mail Payment & Copy of Registration Form to:

    New Mexico NAHRO
    Attn: Nellie Olivas
    664 Alta Vista St.
    Santa Fe, New Mexico 87505