Emergency Housing Voucher program notice – July 23, 2021

NOTICE – Providence Housing Authority – Emergency Housing Voucher program

July 23, 2021

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) has been issued 42 emergency housing vouchers by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in July of 2021.

 The PHA  is accepting direct referrals from the Rhode Island Continuum of Care (CoC) for EHV eligible populations listed below. If an individual or family believed they may be eligible for EHV assistance they may contact the CoC via the following web forms.

Here is the link to the English webform. En Espanol: Here is the link to the Spanish webform. 

 EHV Eligible Population

In order to be eligible for an EHV, an individual or family must meet one of four eligibility categories:

  1. Homeless
  2. At risk of homelessness
  3. Fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, or human trafficking
  4. Recently homeless and for whom providing rental assistance will prevent the family’s homelessness or having high risk of housing instability.

In accordance with HUD guidelines, the PHA is not accepting applications directly for the EHV program and will not be selecting participants off of its HCV waiting list. The PHA’s regular HCV waiting list does remain open through the Centralized Waiting List at www.waitlistcentralri.com

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