The Bethlehem Housing Authority has been operational for more than 65 years and provides affordable housing options. Its Family Self-Sufficiency program is designed to assist families in public housing and to achieve economic independence. The FSS program provides job training and career development and educational opportunities. The authority s recreation department sponsors recreation league softball and basketball teams for adults. It also organizes shopping trips for adults, summer parties for children and basketball tournaments for teenagers. The authority s tenant selection office is responsible for screening and placing applicants. The Bethlehem Housing Authority s rental assistance program provides individuals and families with vouchers that are used to find rental units. It is located in Bethlehem, Pa.