Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program


The Housing Authority of the County of Sacramento was awarded 494 Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs) funded by the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 (Public Law No: 117-2) to provide rental assistance for individuals and families who meet one of the following criteria:

  • 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.

How to Apply

If you are an applicant on the Housing Choice Voucher waitlist and meet one of the above criteria, you may apply for an Emergency Housing Voucher through a Sacramento homeless service provider that you may already be working with. If you are not currently working with a homeless service provider, please call 2-1-1-to be connected to the appropriate services. Your provider may work with you on completing an assessment that will be submitted to our partnering organization – Sacramento Steps Forward for referral. 

Additional information can be found at https://sacramentostepsforward.org/2021-sacramento-ehvs/

Applications for an EHV submitted without a referral will not be accepted.

 

Landlord Incentive Program

Effective July 1, 2021, Landlords participating in the EHV Program will be eligible to receive sign-up bonuses in addition to the EHV Program’s higher Payment Standards.  For more information on the incentive program and the EHV Payment Standard, see the links below.

Landlord Incentive Program Flyer

Payment Standards Flyer

Rent Affordability Worksheet

FAQs for New EHV Housing Providers

 

EHV FAQ’s & Information

To access HUD’s Emergency Housing Voucher PIH notice 2021-15, please visit https://www.hud.gov/sites/dfiles/PIH/documents/PIH2021-15.pdf

To access HUD EHV materials including webinars, office hours, and public notices, please visit https://www.hud.gov/ehv.

For Frequently Asked Questions, click here.

 

EHV’s Zoom Office Hour:

EHV’s Zoom Office Hour:

For any questions or concerns, please attend the Zoom office hour listed below.

Date & Time: Every Tuesday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Zoom Meeting Link (https://shra-org.zoom.us/j/83742249729 ) | Meeting ID: 837.4224.9729

One tap mobile: +16699009128,,83742249729# US (San Jose)

Dial by your location: +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)

 

Housing Locator Office Hours:

For any questions regarding possible rentals or application fee payments please attend the zoom meeting below:

Date & Time: Monday through Friday 11:00am to 11:30am

Join Zoom Meeting

shra-org.zoom.us/j/84914613018

Meeting ID: 849 1461 3018

One tap mobile +16699009128,,84914613018# US (San Jose)

 

Housing Introduction Meeting

To receive an overview of how to use your new EHV voucher or any other questions or concerns please attend the zoom meeting below:

Register in advance for this meeting:

shra-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcuurrjsiHtPD19mpN6dCi2TxVf0H-4KA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

shra-org.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtcuurrjsiHtPD19mpN6dCi2TxVf0H-4KA

 

Reports

Monthly Report April 2022
Monthly Report March 2022
Monthly Report February 2022
Monthly Report January 2022
Monthly Report December 2021
Monthly Report November 2021
Monthly Report October 2021
Monthly Report September 2021
Monthly Report August 2021
Monthly Report July 2021

 


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