Emergency Housing Voucher Program

July 26, 2021

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS ON THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER WAITING LIST

            On June 10, 2021, the Hall County Housing Authority (HCHA) was notified by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) that the agency had officially been awarded with 15 Emergency Housing Vouchers effective July 1, 2021.  On July 26, 2021, HCHA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Nebraska Balance of State Continuum of Care (CoC) to implement the Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) program with the goal of preventing and ending homelessness in the Hall County community.

            Populations eligible for EHV assistance include:

  1. Households meeting HUD’s definition of homelessness
  2. Households meeting HUD’s definition of “at risk of homelessness”
  3. Any household fleeing, 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

Individuals and families eligible for EHV assistance will be directly referred to the Hall County Housing Authority through the CoC’s All Doors Lead Home Coordinated Entry system.

If you are in need of immediate housing assistance due to a homeless or at-risk situation, you may connect with the All Doors Lead Home Coordinated Entry System through local public access points Central Nebraska Community Action Partnership, Inc, 2525 W. Lincoln Hwy, Grand Island, Nebraska, (308) 385-5500 or Hope Harbor, 615 W. 1st St, Grand Island, Nebraska, (308) 385-5190.  You may also contact our office at 308-385-5530 for further information on this program including the eligibility requirements. 

Sincerely,

Hall County Housing Authority      

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