Virginia Transitional Housing

General Information:

  • Start Date: Year 19- July 1st, 2011 through June 30, 2012
  • Term: 1 year
  • Funding Sources(FY 2011-2012)
    • Primary: Department of Human Services (OEO THP)
    • Secondary:
      • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
      • Family Homeless Prevention Assistance (FHPAP)
      • AEOA Shelter (HUD-SHP)
      • Emergency Shelter Grant (ESG)
      • United Way of NE MN
  • Total Households to be served:  20 Households on-site at Pine Mill Court


Section B

Household Eligibility Criteria:  All participants should meet HUD’s definition of Homelessness for Transitional Housing.  HUD’s definition is as follows:

The participant must be residing in (1) places not meant for human habitation, such as cars, parks, sidewalks, and abandoned buildings; (2) in an emergency shelter; or (3) in Transitional housing for homeless persons who originally came from the streets or an emergency shelter. (4) In addition, persons who ordinarily sleep on the street or in an emergency or transitional housing but are spending a short time (30 consecutive days or less) in a hospital or other institution will also be considered eligible for assistance
Please Note
You may also serve persons who, but for assistance from these programs, would be living on the streets. This includes persons:
(A) being evicted within a week from a private dwelling unit and no subsequent residence has been identified and the person lacks the resources and support networks needed to obtain housing; or (B) being discharged within a week from an institution in which the person has been a resident for more than 30 consecutive days and no subsequent residence has been identified and he/she lacks the resources and support networks needed to obtain housing.

Ineligible persons include those in prison for more than 30 days, those paying more than 30% of their income for rent, those in substandard housing, those living with relatives or friends, those in overcrowded housing, those who are wards of the state or in foster care, those in the state mental health system which has a discharge plan such as a Minnesota rule 36 facility, IRTS and those court order programs that include housing.