Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)

Program Name: Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG)
Type of Housing: Emergency housing assistance for individuals/families that are currently homeless or at imminent risk of homelessness.
Locations:  Scattered sites throughout Cuyahoga County (Cleveland), Ohio.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Program is for families, only.
  • Household must meet Federal very low-income limits.
  • Rapid Re-housing: Head of Household must be currently homeless.
Required Documents: Completed application and supporting documents, which include verification of all household income, copies of valid photo ID’s, birth certificates and social security cards for all household members.
Background Check? This is not conducted by EDEN. Landlords may conduct their own background checks.
Tenant Rent: Varies depending upon program
Applications: Prevention: CLOSED;
Applicants must be disabled to qualify for these funds and only approved agencies may submit applications. Applications not available online.Rapid Re-housing: OPEN.