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Service Providers
 

List of EHV Awardees (MS EXCEL) 
Updated 4/18/2022


Administration for Children and Families Contacts (MS EXCEL)

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


PIH 2022-06: Emergency Housing Vouchers-Reallocation of Awards
Published 3/10/22


PIH 2022-22: Revoke and Reallocation of Emergency Housing Voucher Awards Published 8/11/22
 

FAQs
 

EHV FAQs (Published 02/23/2022)


EHV for USDA RD Properties FAQs


See Archived FAQs

Training
 

EHV Financial Reporting Training Video
This video summarizes HUD’s accounting and reporting guidance for EHV participating PHAs.


Previously Held Office Hours/Webinars
 
EHV Tools


PHA and CoC Crosswalk


Waivers and Alt. Req. Summary Table

Resource Library

 

(NEW) EHV Roadmap
A collection of quick-read topic guides designed to help PHAs and partners understand components of the EHV program.


How-To Guide for PHAs
This EHV guide is a helpful resource for PHAs, Continuum of Care (CoCs), and Victim Services Providers (VSPs) to understand key components of the EHV program.


Fact Sheet: HUD Marks Important New Milestone in American Rescue Plan’s Emergency Housing Voucher Program


Fact Sheet: Update on the American Rescue Plan's Emergency Housing Voucher Program - July 12, 2022


Fact Sheet: Biden-Harris Report: Advancing Equity through ARP


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


EHV Referral Packet Template


*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.

Questions and Communications
 
 
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).

UPCOMING EHV OFFICE HOURS

EHV Office Hours are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 3pm EST.
 

 
Date: Tuesday December 6. 2022 | 3pm EST
Topic: Celebrating EHV Success
Summary: This Office Hours session will highlight the accomplishments of PHA and partners in their implementation of the Emergency Housing Voucher program, explore best practices in EHV and feature a Q&A panel with HUD leadership on future EHV program goals.