The 2013 Point in Time Homeless Count revealed that 1,155 individuals are homeless in South Dakota. This number represents a slight reduction from the 2012 count of 1,166 individuals. Forty percent were men, 32 percent were women and 28 percent were children.
South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium (SDHHC) is seeking applications from non-profit and local government organizations providing housing assistance to homeless populations within the state of South Dakota. Funding through Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) program is for permanent supportive housing, transitional housing or Shelter+Care programs.
U.S. Senator Tim Johnson (D-SD) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Housing Service has awarded a $50,000 Housing Preservation Grant to Neighborhood Housing Services of the Black Hills, Inc
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA), in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED), will be hosting a public meeting to solicit comments on the drafts of the 2014 Annual Action Plan and the amended 2013-2014 HOME Program and Housing Tax Credit allocation plans
South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners recently approved renewed funding to the Housing Needs Study Program. During the initial program funding, 16 communities participated in the study including Belle Fourche, Beresford, Britton, Campbell County, Canton, Centerville, Crooks, Faulkton, Fort Pierre, Gettysburg, Hartford, Lemmon, Martin, Miller, Murdo and Viborg
The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is a federal block grant authorized by Subtitle B of the McKinney Vento Homelessness Assistance Act and is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The available ESG funds are to be used for services for homeless and near homeless individuals and families in three major categories:
South Dakota Housing Development Authority, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Economic Development, will be hosting a public comment meeting at various sites around the state to solicit comments on the drafts of the 2014 Annual Action Plan and the amended 2013-2014 HOME program and Housing Tax Credit Allocation Plans
Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Mark Puetz to the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) Board of Commissioners.
Citizens across South Dakota are invited to provide comments prior to the drafting of South Dakota’s 2014 Annual Update to the Consolidated Plan and amendments to the HOME and Housing Tax Credit (HTC) allocation plans.
South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is now accepting applications for funding under the Housing Opportunity Fund (HOF). The HOF program was created via the “Building South Dakota Fund” during the 2013 legislative session and is designed to promote economic development in South Dakota by expanding the supply of decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing targeted to low and moderate income families and individuals in South Dakota.