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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: Carrying Out Coordinated Entry Activities Under the ESG Program


Date Published: January 2022


This document outlines how Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) funds may be used for Coordinated Entry (CE) costs. As Continuums of Care (CoCs) and ESG recipients implement CE changes to further protect households experiencing homelessness, it is critical that communities understand what CE activities can be funded through each program.

Visit the Disease Risks and Homelessness page on the HUD Exchange for a full list of resources related to COVID-19 infectious disease prevention and response for homeless providers.

The contents of these materials, except when based on statutory or regulatory authority or law, do not have the force and effect of law and are not meant to bind the public in any way. These materials are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under the law or agency policies.

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