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List of EHV Awardees (MS EXCEL) Updated 11/2/2021

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Policy Notices

PIH 2021-15: EHV Operating Requirements Published 5/5/2021

PIH 2021-20: EHV Household Reporting Requirements Published 6/30/2021

PIH 2021-25: EHV – Voucher Management System and Financial Data Schedule Reporting Requirements Published 8/20/2021


EHV FAQs (Published 11/9/2021)

EHV for USDA RD Properties FAQs

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EHV Tools

PHA and CoC Crosswalk

Waivers and Alt. Req. Summary Table

Resource Library

EHV Funding Briefs

Learn about: Landlord Resources

Learn about: PIH’s Resources on Preventing and Ending Homelessness

Learn about: Disease Risks and Homelessness

Sample Documents/Templates

Sample MOU Template

COVID-19 EHV Referral Packet Template: Example Forms

*Sample Homeless Certification

*Sample Human Trafficking Certification

*Sample Certification for Survivors of Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, Stalking, and/or Human Trafficking

Note: Sample certification documents are for reference. The use of these certification documents is optional and not required by HUD.

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Emergency Housing Vouchers

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. 

EHV Dashboard

Review the EHV Dashboard for daily updates on leasing, issuances, and unit utilization, and information on voucher awards and funding by PHA. Users can navigate the dashboard pages by selecting the forward and back arrows or the EHV dashboard can be accessed via the EHV Dashboard page.  Training will be provided on the EHV Dashboard during Office Hours on November 16th. 

IMS/PIC Reporting Discrepancies

HUD created an EHV Exception Report to help EHV PHAs identify IMS/PIC reporting discrepancies. If you are a PHA, please use this report to identify and resolve potential discrepancies in your PHA’s reporting in IMS/PIC. Email EHVResearch@hud.gov if you have any questions regarding this report.


Important Notices for PHAs

Guidance on reporting EHV issuances when submitting the HUD-50058/HUD-50058 MTW in IMS/PIC:

  • PHAs should report in line 2n when submitting the HUD-50058 by entering “EHV”.
  • MTW PHAs that have received HUD approval to apply MTW flexibilities to EHV vouchers may report household participant data on the HUD-50058 MTW and must enter “EHV” on line 2p and leave line 2n blank.
PHAs can request a per unit cost (PUC) increase for their EHVs.
  • The initial funding increment for the EHV allocation is based on the PHA's PUC for the PHA's HCV program, adjusted for inflation and taking into consideration that the initial term is longer than 12 months.
  • HUD will adjust the initial funding amount based on the actual costs incurred upon request by the PHA to ensure the PHA has sufficient funding during the initial funding term to lease all of its EHVs and pay its EHV HAP costs through December 31, 2022.
  • If the PHA believes that an adjustment is needed, it should contact its financial analyst in HUD's Office of Housing Voucher Programs Financial Management Center (FMC).


Nov. 16, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
EHV Dashboard Demonstration. Provides an overview of the newly created “on-demand” dashboard that provides daily updates on leasing, issuances and unit utilization for the EHV program and overall EHV funding and award data by PHA using information from IMS/PIC and HUDCAPS.   https://zoom.us/j/99871922141
Dec. 7, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
Portability in EHVs. Provides guidance pertaining to portability and provides PHAs with an opportunity to ask questions during an expanded Q& A session. 
Dec. 14, 2021
3-4PM (EST)
Best Practices for Housing Search and Tenant Readiness Services.  Focuses on the housing search process, how EHV service fees may be used to incentivize landlord participation and will highlight best practices in programs tailored to aide prospective PHA participants in overcoming barriers to access and maintain housing.


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