The Resident Opportunities and Self-Sufficiency (ROSS) Program provides funding to hire and maintain Service Coordinators. ROSS Service Coordinators link residents of public housing and Indian housing that is funded through the Native American Housing Assistance and Self Determination Act (NAHASDA) with supportive services and activities that enable them to make progress towards economic independence and housing self-sufficiency. ROSS Service Coordinators perform many functions, including:
ROSS Service Coordinators may serve (a) families, (b) elderly residents/persons with disabilities, or (c) both groups.
This HUD.gov page provides an overview of the ROSS Program. The page includes:
This guide provides self-directed web-based guidance and best practices for ROSS Service Coordinators and other grantee staff who have an interest in seeing their agency’s ROSS grant succeed. Topics include:
Running ROSS Step-by-Step is intended primarily for ROSS Service Coordinators and grantee leadership and staff, including those who manage grant funding and reporting. The resource may also be of interest to potential applicants for ROSS funding, property managers, and HUD staff.
This document lists data elements, descriptions, and commments applicable to the ROSS Program. This framework will assist grantees in tracking residents' progress and reporting performance outcomes to HUD.
This webinar walks through the ROSS Data Guide 3.0.
These webinars provide training on important topics with which ROSS Service Coordinators should familiarize themselves. Each webinar features best practices and guidance from ROSS-funded practitioners. Topics include: