Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG)

The Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program provides assistance for the state's homeless population through grants to local units of government and non-profit organizations for operations/maintenance and essential services of existing emergency shelter and rapid re-housing assistance.

EXAMPLES OF ELIGIBLE PROJECTS INCLUDE

  • Operation and maintenance expenses
  • Re-Housing and Homeless Prevention

PROBRAM FACTS

Assistance for the homeless is the goal of the Emergency Shelter Grants Program. Municipalities and counties, as well as non-profit organizations that operate homeless shelters, may apply for ESG grants. ESG funds must be matched by funds from other sources on a dollar per dollar basis.

AUDITS

All federally funded projects must meet federal audit requirements. For more information please select audits PDF icon.

For HUD Reference Material and Regulations, visit the HUD website.
ESG Reference Materials
ESG Regulations PDF icon

ESG DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

2014 ESG Application Manual Word icon
2014 ESG Application Word icon
Funding Certification Form Word icon
ESG General Requirements Word icon
Application-Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Word icon
Employment verification Form 1-22-08 Word icon
ESG Affidavit of Arrears Word icon
ESG Assistance Checklist Word icon
ESG Termination of Assistance Notice Word icon
Rental Assistance Agreement Word icon

1720 2011 ESG Monthly Report Excel icon
1719 2012 ESG Monthly Report Excel icon
ESG Request for Cash Excel icon

CSD Policy Statement #09-003 on HUD Section 3 Reporting PDF icon
ESG Inspection Checklist PDF icon
ESG Lead-Based Paint Checklist PDF icon
ESG Reasonableness Checklist PDF icon
HUD Section 3 Reporting Form #60002 PDF icon
2014 HUD Income Limits PDF icon

Link

Federal Funded Projects Compliance Guidance and Forms

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