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2021 Sacramento Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs)


What are Emergency Housing Vouchers (EHVs):

  • The American Rescue Plan (ARP) of 2021 appropriated $5 billion for the EHVs
  • 70,000 were awarded to appr. 700 Housing Authorities
  • Sacramento received 494 vouchers (potential to receive more)
  • Separate from Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program
  • All referrals must come through the Continuum of Care’s (CoC’s) Coordinated Entry (CE) System or from a Victim Service Provider
  • EHV eligibility is limited to households (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; and
    • Recently homeless, and for whom providing rental assistance will prevent homelessness or risk of housing instability
  • Additional information on EHVs:

EHVs Resources:

Required Forms:

EHVs Training Videos:

Helpful Information:

Provider Resources and Process Materials:


EHVs Zoom Office Hours:

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

Date & Time: Every Tuesday and Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 PM (beginning 7/2/2021) 

Zoom Meeting link | Meeting ID: 872 9747 5513 | Passcode: 000985 

One tap mobile: +16699009128,,87297475513#,,,,*000985# US (San Jose)
Dial by your location: +1 669 900 9128 US (San Jose)
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Check this page for new information and updates. Updated: July 21st, 2021.

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