Monroe County Filing Proposal for Emergency Solutions Grant Funds from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania through the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) has received funding for the ESG program and is making these funds available to units of local governments for eligible homeless activities. The Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing Act of 2009 (HEARTH) enacted into law on May 20, 2009, authorized the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program
The Monroe County Commissioners desire to submit an application to DCED for ESG Program funds to provide homeless services including Rapid Rehousing, Homelessness Prevention, Street Outreach, Emergency Shelter and Administration or on behalf of other entities (Family Promise of Monroe County, Salvation Army East Stroudsburg, Women’s Resources of Monroe County, and Resources for Human Development – Street2Feet) to provide homeless services. The programs meets the ESG interim rule requirements at §24 CFR 576 are eligible and approved. The proposed grant funded projects.