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COVID-19 Homeless System Response: ESG-CV Expense Tools


Date Published: October 2021


The Emergency Solutions Grants – CARES Act (ESG-CV) Expense Tools are intended to help communities monitor and track their supplemental allocation of ESG-CV program funding to respond to COVID-19 and mitigate its impacts.


  • ESG-CV Subrecipient Expense and Voucher Tracker: Assists with subrecipient tracking, categorizing, and reporting of all ESG-CV expenses in the vouchering process. It comes in both a monthly and quarterly version to accommodate different recipient and subrecipient billing cycles.
  • ESG-CV Recipient Disbursement Ledger Tool (XLSX): Assists with recipient organizing of ESG-CV disbursement and expense data and can be useful for recipient expense reporting and expenditure progress tracking. It is structured to work in tandem with the Subrecipient Expense and Voucher Tool.


  • ESG-CV Expense Tools Summary and Instructions (PDF): Provides important information on the subrecipient and recipient versions of this set of grant management tools. This document includes both a high-level overview and a detailed, step-by-step demonstration script for each tool.
  • ESG-CV Expense Tools Demonstration Video (HTML): Provides a walk-through of both the subrecipient and recipient versions of this set of grant management tools. The video provides a step-by-step primer on each tool's functionality and examples of how the two tools work in tandem.

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.

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