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* Housing and Urban Development, Supportive Housing Program,

   Supportive Services Only (Department of Human Services Emergency Food   

   and Shelter)

* Housing and Urban Development, Supportive Housing Program, Permanent   

   Housing

* Department of Human Services Prevention

* Housing Counseling Program

 

Supportive Services Only, Permanent Housing and Prevention programs are only available in the following counties:

Clark, Coles, Crawford, Cumberland, Douglas, Edgar and Jasper.

For more information on any of the programs listed below,

please feel free to contact your local Homeless Case Manager.

 

Supportive Services Only

 

Eligibility Criteria: Must be Homeless (no resources). Homeless definition is met when the applicant is living in their car, on the street, coming from an emergency shelter, within 7 days of formal court ordered eviction, and fleeing domestic violence. Services may include first month rent, utility assistance, case management and necessity transportation. Program term runs six months.

 

 

 

 

 

Permanent Housing

 

Eligibility criteria: Must be Homeless and have a disabling condition. Homeless definition is the same as SSO with the addition of the applicant must meet program guidelines definition of having a disabled condition. Services available include, but are not limited to, rental assistance up to HUD Fair Market Rent allowance, case management, etc. Programs guidelines allow participants to continue in the program two years, however the Program is dependent on renewal funding which is annual.

 

 

 

Prevention

 

Eligibility criteria: Must have experienced a temporary economic crisis beyond  household control, by giving evidence of at least one of the following conditions:

Loss of employment

Medical disability or emergency

Loss or delay of some form of public benefit

Natural disaster

Substantial change in household composition

Victimization by criminal activity

Illegal action by a landlord

Displacement by a government

 

 

 

Housing Couseling Program

 

 

ERBA is a HUD approved Housing Counseling Agency for the following services:

Home Buyer Education

Pre Purchase Counseling

Mortgage Delinquency

Post Purchase Counseling

Rental Assistance

Fair Housing Assistance

Homeless Counseling

 

 

 

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