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1. What will we do for you?
2. What services are available to you?

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1. Am I qualified/eligible for the Family Self-Sufficiency program?
2. If I am already working, can I still join Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS)?
3. Does the escrow start as soon as I sign the Family Self-Sufficiency contract?
4. How much escrow will I receive?
5. What are the benefits of Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) besides the "savings incentive"?

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1. How do I know if my family (if any) and I are eligible for the Housing Choice Voucher program?
2. How do I apply for a voucher?
3. Is there a waiting list for a voucher?
4. What if I move after applying?
5. What happens when my name comes to the top of the waiting list?
6. Does the Wait List close?

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1. Who provides the funding for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program?
2. How does the program work?
3. What are the basic requirements for the unit?
4. What are the landlord's obligations?
5. How can a landlord make a unit available?

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1. What are my obligations under the Housing Choice Voucher program?
2. How do I move to another Housing Authority's jurisdiction (portability)?

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1. How do I place a work order?

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1. How do I apply?
2. How do I know if I am eligible?
3. Can I get help right away?
4. If I want to move can I take my help with me?

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1. How do I submit my application for project-based assistance?
2. Can I apply to multiple locations?
3. After I apply may I add or remove household members?
4. May I change my waiting list choices?
5. How do I change my address?
6. What if I have special needs?
7. Where can I get an application for and more information about the Project-Based Voucher program?

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1. What if I want to move?
2. Would I have to move if I became "over income"?
3. If I have a Housing Choice Voucher but move to a project-based unit, will I get my Housing Choice Voucher back when I move out?
4. If I move into a project-based unit, may I still remain on the Portland Housing Authority's waiting list for other housing programs?

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1. What does "project-based" rental assistance mean?
2. How are Project-Based vouchers different from Housing Choice vouchers?
3. What are the benefits of participating in the Project-Based Voucher program?
4. What can I expect once I am selected from the waiting list?
5. Can I be denied assistance?
6. What if I am already on the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program waiting list?
7. If my income changes, do I need to report the change to the Portland Housing Authority?

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1. How do families qualify for project-based vouchers?
2. How much of the rent do vouchers cover?
3. How are Project-Based vouchers different from Housing Choice vouchers?
4. What type of contracts does the Portland Housing Authority (PHA) sign with owners under this program?

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1. Where are these apartments located?
2. How long will I have to wait for a Project-Based Voucher unit to be available?
3. How will I know when apartments in new locations become available?
4. Is there a limit on how many people can live in the unit with me?

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1. How do I know if my family (if any) and I are eligible for public housing?
2. How do I apply for public housing?
3. Is there a waiting list for public housing?
4. What if I move after applying?
5. What happens when my name comes to the top of the waiting list?
6. What can I do if the waiting list is very long and I may not be helped for a long time?

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1. What are the Study Centers?
2. Who can attend?
3. What resources do they have?
4. Where are they located?
5. When are they open?
6. How do I volunteer?
7. How can I make a donation to the centers?

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1. Who is eligible for Veterans Affairs Supported Housing (VASH)?
2. What is the order of priority for applicants?
3. What is a VASH Voucher?
4. What other eligibility requirements are there for a Veteran applying for VASH?
5. How do I apply?

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1. How do I know if I am ready for homeownership?
2. What are the eligibility requirements to participate in the Voucher Homeownership Program?
3. How do I obtain financing?
4. Do I have to have good credit?
5. Are there any programs to help me save for a down payment?
6. What other costs are there?
7. Am I limited as to how much I can pay for a home?
8. Do I need to get my home inspected?
9. Am I responsible for other expenses incurred as a result of purchasing the home?
10. If interested in Homeownership, what should I do next?