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SDHDA Seeking Applicants for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grants Program

For Immediate Release


May 5, 2020

SDHDA Contact: Mark Lauseng

SDHDA Seeking Applicants for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grants Program

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 Friday, May 29. The ESG program allocation plan and application can be found on SDHDA’s website at

For more information, contact Denise Albertson at 605.773.3181 or



About South Dakota Housing Development Authority: 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 that 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


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