Special Programs

Abilene Housing Authority (AHA) administers four special programs related to the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. Each one has its own target population and eligibility requirements. 

The Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) Program is a voluntary, five-year financial self-sufficiency program designed to assist HCV participants set and achieve their goals.

The HUD-VASH Program provides affordable housing to homeless veterans in West Central Texas through a collaborative effort between AHA and the VA in Big Springs, Texas.

The Money Follows the Person (MFP) Program works to provide affordable housing options for qualified applicants exiting institutional living environments (i.e. nursing homes, etc.). AHA partners with the Department of Health and Human Services to administer the MFP program.

AHA also offers a Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program for seniors (62 years of age and older). This program provides 19 vouchers for seniors to live at AHA's newly constructed Prairie Gardens apartment complex funded through the Tax Credit Program.

Click the links for detailed information about these programs.