Emergency Shelter Grants Program Law and Regulations

This page contains the authorizing laws, regulations, and notices for the Emergency Shelter Grants Program. Click the title of the law or regulations to download the document. 


The McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act

This Act established legislative authority for homeless assistance programs. It was amended by the HEARTH Act in 2009 to establish the Emergency Solutions Grants program.

Date Published: July 1987


Emergency Shelter Grants Program Rule

This final rule establishes the regulatory authority for Emergency Shelter Grants Program to provide assistance for housing and supportive services for homeless persons authorized by the McKinney Homeless Assistance Act.  

Date Published: April 2006