SDHDA has opened the application period for the 2022 Emergency Solutions Grants


PIERRE, SD – South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) is seeking applicants for the Emergency Solutions Grants Program. The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) is a federal block grant authorized by the McKinney Vento Homelessness Assistance Act and is funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development.


The ESG program 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. ESG funds can be used for street outreach, emergency shelter, homelessness prevention, rapid re-housing assistance and costs associated with the Homeless Management Information system.


Eligible applicants are non-profits and units of local governments. The application deadline is at 5 pm CT on Tuesday, May 31. The ESG program allocation plan and application can be found on SDHDA’s website at www.sdhda.org.

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


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