The Emergency Solutions Grants Program (ESG) focuses on assisting people to quickly regain stability in permanent housing after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. Grant funds are distributed by formula to metropolitan cities, urban counties, territories and states for street ​outreach, emergency shelters, homelessness prevention and rapid re-housing assistance. 

The ESG program provides funding to: engage homeless individuals and families living on the street, increase the number and quality of emergency shelters for individuals and families experiencing homelessness, rapidly re-housing individuals and families experiencing homelessness, and provide essential services to promote housing stability. 

2017 Program Year Funding

ESG Program Administration (7.5% cap)
$45,403
​ESG Street Outreach/Shelter Activities (60% cap)
​$363,229
​ESG Rapid Re-Housing
​$196,751
Total 2017 ESG Allocation
​$605,383

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