Emergency Solutions Grant Program


The Nevada Housing Division administers the federally-funded Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program to provide the services necessary to help persons that are at-risk of homelessness or homeless quickly regain stability in permanent housing.
ESG grants are awarded to eligible non-profits and local units of government within the state to fund the following activities:

    • Shelter - Improve the number and quality of emergency shelters for homeless individuals and families;
    • Operational expenses, and essential services;
    • Rapid Rehousing - rapidly re-house homeless individuals and families;
    • Homeless Prevention - prevent families and individuals from becoming homeless, and
    • Homeless Management Information Systems – funds to operate and maintain required reporting.

      If you are an individual or family in need of housing assistance, please call the State of Nevada’s  2-1-1 number or contact your local city or county social services agency.