ESG Funds Available

Emergency Solutions Grant Program Funds Available

Pierre, SD -South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is now accepting applications for approximately $125,000 of Emergency Solutions Grants Program funds.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 25, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — 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:

1) Provision of Rapid Re-Housing assistance;
2) Development and implementation of homelessness prevention activities; and
3) Participating in the Homeless Management Information System.

Applicants must be non-profits or units of local government. More information on the ESG program and the application form are available on SDHDA’s website, http://www.sdhda.org. Questions on the ESG Program can be addressed to Lisa Bondy at lisab (at) sdhda (dot) org or 605.773.3181.

Applications must be received by SDHDA no later than Oct. 18, 2013 at 5 p.m. CDT. Project selection will be made on or before Nov. 1, 2013.

South Dakota Housing Development Authority is an independent, quasi-public agency that finances and develops affordable housing opportunities for low and moderate-income residents throughout South Dakota. SDHDA is totally self-supporting and receives no tax money, appropriations or other funding from the State. SDHDA does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin. For more information, visit www.sdhda.org.

The South Dakota Housing Development Authority…Building a Better Quality of Life.

Contact:
Mark Lauseng, Executive Director
605.773.3181

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