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Emergency Housing Vouchers
Emergency Housing Voucher Program
The Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program is available through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). Through EHV, HUD is providing 70,000 housing choice vouchers to local Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) in order to assist individuals and families who are:
  • Homeless,
  • At risk of homelessness,
  • Fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking, or
  • Were recently homeless or have a high risk of housing instability. 


Note: HUD is planning an Office Hours session on EHV Reporting on July, 27th, 2021 from 3PM-4:30PM (EDT). This session will cover IMS/PIC, VMS and FDS Reporting.

June 22nd
3PM – 4PM (EDT)

EHV Program Design - Prioritization & Referral Processes. Introduce ways PHAs and communities prioritized target populations for their EHVs and will explore the mechanics of referrals and the role of referral. Explore the way some communities are thinking about tracking referrals.
June 29th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
EHV Service Fees for PHAs: Landlord Engagement and Housing Navigation Strategies. Highlight current PHA and community practices to provide Housing search assistance including housing navigation and landlord incentives.
July 13th
3PM – 4PM (EDT)
EHV Hot Topics: Portability & Screening.  Focus on two distinct areas:  requirements for portability and how PHAs can implement portability requirements in the EHV program and how PHAs can use the waivers to implement creative screening and documentation practices in line with available waivers. 

See Previously Held EHV Office Hours and Webinars