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Resource Title: Homeless Prevention in the ESG Program

Format: Adobe PDF

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: March 2001

Author/Organization: Abt Associates


This brochure is intended for administrators, case managers and program directors dealing with Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) projects and seeking specific homeless prevention strategies employed by other grantees and agencies operating ESG projects. It discusses homeless prevention activities eligible for ESG funding, including types of short-term financial assistance, tenant-landlord mediation services, and legal services to prevent eviction. It also outlines strategies for outreach, eligibility screening, and follow-up and tracking.

Keywords: Emergency Shelter Grant, ESG, homeless prevention, eviction, landlord-tenant, tenant-landlord, Homeless Housing Act, McKinney Act


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