April 26, 2018

Funding Available for Emergency Shelter and Homelessness Prevention

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  • For Immediate Release: April 26, 2018
  • For More Information: Mark Lauseng, Executive Director, 605-773-3181

South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is inviting nonprofits and units of local government to submit applications for funding from the Emergency Solutions Grants program.

The Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, provides financing for short-term and medium-term rental assistance and services to stabilize and rapidly re-house individuals and households who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

Funds are available annually and are awarded by SDHDA through an application process. The pdf ESG program allocation plan (233 KB) and pdf application (732 KB) can be found on SDHDA’s website at www.sdhda.org. Complete applications must be received at SDHDA on Thursday, May 31, by 5 p.m. Central Time.

For more information, contact Denise Albertson at 605.773.3181 or denise@sdhda.org.

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South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) was created by the South Dakota Legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide decent, safe, and affordable housing to low and moderate income South Dakotans. SDHDA is a self-supporting, nonprofit entity. SDHDA utilizes housing bonds, tax credits, and other federal and state resources to fund housing programs which provide mortgage and downpayment assistance, housing construction and rehabilitation, homelessness prevention, and rental assistance. 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.

 

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