Permanent Housing

General Information:

  • Start Date: Year 11     May 1st, 2011 through April 30, 2012
  • Term: 1 year
  • Funding Sources(FY 2011-2012)
    • Primary: HUD Supportive Housing Grant (HUD-SHP)
    • Secondary:  Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)
      • United Way of NE MN
      • St. Louis County ESG
      • Rental Income
  • Total Households to be served:  19 Individuals or Families in scattered-site units

Section B
Household Eligibility Criteria:  All participants must meet HUD’s definition of Homelessness for Permanent Supportive Housing renewal grants.  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
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A member of the household must have a severe disability that impairs their ability to live independently without support services and supportive housing in order for the household to obtain permanent housing under the Supportive Housing Program of HUD. The definition of disability is referred to in the McKinney Vento Act and includes those whose primary diagnosis may include a severe chemical addiction such as alcoholism or drug abuse.

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.

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