HUD issued the Notice of the Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program: Solicitation of Comment on Specific Issues on June 3, 2015. This ESG Notice requests public comment on the ESG interim rule. **The comment period closes on Monday, August 3, 2015.** HUD encourages the submission of public comments that will help to inform upcoming changes to the ESG Program regulations.
In this Notice, HUD is seeking additional feedback and comment on certain, limited provisions of the Homeless Emergency Assistance and Rapid Transition to Housing (HEARTH): Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program and Consolidated Plan Conforming Amendments (referred to as the ESG interim rule) published in the Federal Register on December 5, 2011.
If you have not done so yet, please review the Notice and submit comments by the August 3rd deadline. In many instances, HUD proposes specific language for comment. Many of the specific areas that HUD has identified for additional comment are based on feedback HUD has received via the HUD Exchange Ask A Question (AAQ), at conferences, and in discussions with recipients, subrecipients, and other stakeholders.
The Outline of the Notice of ESG Program Solicitation of Comment on Specific Issues provides an overview of the Notice. This supplemental document will aid readers in organizing final comments that they may submit.