PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Housing’s Board of Commissioners recently awarded more than $5.7 million to assist South Dakotans who are homeless, at-risk of homelessness or fleeing domestic violence or human trafficking, by financing the development of non-congregate shelters and providing financial assistance for support services.
The recipients will receive funds through the HOME-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) program. HOME-ARP is a one-time funding, which was appropriated under the HOME Program through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. The primary purpose of HOME-ARP is to provide funding to assist those who are homeless and other vulnerable populations through capital investment for affordable rental housing, non-congregate shelter and supportive services.
Below is information regarding funded recipients:
South Dakota Housing is also announcing that the remaining $2.3 million in HOME-ARP funds will be awarded in a subsequent application round to be opened immediately with applications due Nov. 15, 2022.
The HOME-ARP program allocation plan and application form can be found on SDHDA’s website at www.sdhda.org. Complete applications must be received at SDHDA on Tuesday, Nov. 15, by 5 p.m. Central Time. Applications may be mailed or submitted online at SDHDA’s website at www.sdhda.org.
Awards are anticipated to be announced in December. For more information on the HOME-ARP program, please contact Chas Olson, at 605.773.3181.
South Dakota Housing was created by the South Dakota Legislature in 1973 with a stated mission to provide opportunities for quality, affordable housing for South Dakotans. SD Housing is a self-supporting, nonprofit entity known for our commitment for providing innovative financing solutions to create and preserve affordable housing. SD Housing 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, rental assistance, and educational opportunities. SD Housing 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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