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Frequently Asked Questions 2017-07-18T18:54:45+00:00


Who is eligible to participant in Jobs Plus?

Adults living in the Providence Housing Authority’s Hartford Park or Manton Heights developments.

I already have a job, can Jobs Plus help me?

Yes!  We can help you achieve other goals such as earn a promotion, learn new skills, increase your education, or buy your own home.

What is the Rent Program?

Your rent will NOT increase if you:

  • Earn wages from a new job
  • Increase hours at work
  • Get a raise or promotion at work
  • Get an additional job
  • Earn tips from work
  • Earn money from self-employment

Your rent may be adjusted up or down if your benefits change:

  • Child support
  • Unemployment benefits
  • Supplemental Social Security Income (SSI)
  • SNAP benefits or general public assistance
  • TANF
  • Pensions (disability and retirement)
  • TDI
  • Worker’s compensation
  • Asset income
  • Funds deposited in accrued interest for FSS account

What if I’m not free on the days and times for an Orientation?

If you are not available on Wednesdays at 5pm and Thursdays at 10am, call 709-2284, or 709-2285 to schedule an alternative orientation time.