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COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

Emergency Solutions Grant

Program Description

The Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the following eligible activities:

  • Engage homeless individuals and families living on the streets;
  • Improve the number and quality of emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families;
  • Help operate these shelters;
  • Provide Essential services to shelter residents
  • Rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families; and
  • Prevent families/individuals from becoming homeless

 

The City released the Notice of Funding Availability on February 2, 2020. City Council approved the following awards on June 2, 2020.

FY 2020 AWARDS

ACTIVITY

FUNDING AMOUNT

ORGANIZATION

Administration

$  21,069

City of Riverside

Year-Round Shelter

$150,000

Path of Life Ministries

Rapid Re-Housing Program

$109,846

City of Riverside

TOTAL ALLOCATION

$280,915

 

 

Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) – CARES Act

Program Description

The U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department awarded the City of Riverside $968,672 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds are to be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance;  and to support additional homeless assistance and homeless prevention activities to mitigate impacts of COVID-19and families may be used for a variety of emergency and support services for low- and moderate-income residents. All funds must be used to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus.

 

The City released the Notice of Funding Availability on May 18, 2020. City Council approved the following awards on May 26, 2020.

FY 2019 AWARDS

AGENCY

CITY OF RIVERSIDE

PATH OF LIFE MINISTRIES

US VETS – INLAND EMPIRE

UNITED WAY INLAND VALLEYS

fAIR HOUSING COUNCIL OF RIVERSIDE COUNTY

CATHOLIC CHARITIES

Homeless Prevention

 

$25,000.00

 

 

$255,000.00

$140,000.00

Rapid Re-Housing

$214,988.80

 

 

 

 

 

Emergency Shelter Renovations

 

$25,000.00

 

 

 

 

Outreach

 

$20,000.00

$85,500.00

 

 

 

Emergency Shelter Operations

 

$10,000.00

$51,316.00

 

 

 

Case Management

 

$45,000.00

 

 

 

 

Administration

$21,962.20

$12,500.00

$13,682.00

$15,598.00

$19,125.00

$14,000.00

Subtotals

 

$236,951.00

 

$137,500.00

$150,498.00

$15,598.00

$274,125.00

$154,000.00