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    Mandatory Zero Income Classes

    2017 Class Schedule

     

    Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office (TCHAO) conducts mandatory classes for all zero income participants.  These classes are approximately 90 minutes and they apply to the head of household and all household members 18 years and older who are currently not working.  Anyone who is disabled, elderly (55 years or older) or those in school full time are exempt from this class.  You are responsible for sending supporting documentation either by mail, fax or email showing that you meet one of these requirements of exemption.  Due to limited meeting space NO CHILDREN are allowed.  Please make necessary arrangements for their care during this time.

    NOTE:  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR RETURNING TO ANY MEETINGS IF YOU ARE IN-BETWEEN JOBS OR ARE NO LONGER WORKING OR IN SCHOOL FULL-TIME!

    Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office (TCHAO) Policy
     

    TCHAO will conduct interim re-examination in each of the following instances:

    • For families receiving the Earned Income Disallowance (EID), TCHAO will conduct an interim re-examination at the start and conclusion of the second 12 month exclusion period (50 percent phase-in period).
    • If the family has reported zero income, TCHAO will conduct an interim re-examination every six months as long as the family continues to report that they have no income.


    Additionally, families with zero income may be required, from time-to-time, to take advantage of certain specified classes, meetings, workshops, etc., designed to assist the family in becoming gainfully employed and/or as follow-up procedures to determine any change in income -- such as attend monthly update meetings. Missing any two consecutive meetings may result in termination of assistance.

    Please note per TCHAO's Administrative Plan, your housing assistance payments can be terminated for violations of TCHAO's Policy regarding families with zero income, so it is vital that you attend these very important mandatory classes.

    Meeting times are:  9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

    and will be held in the GYM of Building 2300

    YOU MUST ATTEND ONE OF THESE MEETING TIMES EACH MONTH

    If for any reason you are unable to attend the Zero Income meeting you MUST attend one of the other classes offered on a separate monthly schedule in its place.  Additional class schedules are provided the beginning of each month.  Make sure you sign-in to the class so you will get credit.

    January 23

    February 27

    March 20

    April 17

    May 15

    June 19

    July  17

    August 21

    September 18

    October 16

    November 20

    December 18