OAKLAND COUNTY, MICHIGAN PUBLIC NOTICE
Program Year (PY) 2019 Annual Action Plan Substantial Amendment
CARES Act Emergency Solutions Grant Funds – 2nd Allocation
September 21, 2020
On June 9, 2020, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development awarded Oakland County a second allocation of Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG-CV2) funds in the amount of $2,033,828, as authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), Public Law 116-136. These special ESG-CV2 funds will be used to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance; and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19.
Receiving ESG-CV2 funds requires Oakland County to prepare a substantial amendment to its PY 2019 Annual Action Plan to include the use of ESG-CV2 funds.
ESG-CV2 Activities and Use of ESG-CV2 Funds
Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) $50,000
Shelter Operations - Hotel Rooms $600,000
Shelter Operations-COVID Expenses $350,000
Homeless Prevention/Rapid Rehousing Activities
Administration: Staffing to plan, prepare documentation and contracts, reimburse and monitor vendors, complete reports and administer programs.
HMIS: Train staff and implement the federally mandated Homeless Management Information System to transmit ESG-CV2 data to the federal level.
Shelter Operations: Provide temporary non-congregate shelter options including hotel rooms, food, case management and related support services.
Fund COVID-19 shelter related staff hazard-pay and additional staffing, cleaning supplies, personal protection equipment and client transportation costs to and from medical care.
Homeless Prevention and Rapid Rehousing Activities: Fund delinquent rents to prevent evictions and homelessness and quickly rehouse people residing in temporary shelters. Costs include short and medium-term rent, security deposits, application fees, utility deposits, case management and direct program operations costs.
DAVID COULTER OAKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE
Equal Opportunity Programs/Activities