HUD Re-Opens Comments on ESG Program

Announces Issuance of the Notice for
Additional Public Comment on the Interim Rule

HUDThe U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has re-opened the comment process for the Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program. Comments are now due on Monday, August 3, 2015.

HUD announced the issuance of the ESG Notice for additional public comment on the interim rule, entitled: “Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program; Solicitation of Comment on Specific Issues.”

This is the second time HUD is opening the ESG interim rule for public comment, before issuing the final rule. The first comment period for the interim rule ended on February 3, 2012. HUD has carefully reviewed all comments received in response to the interim rule through the first comment period.

However, because recipients and subrecipients have now had more experience implementing the interim rule, HUD recognizes that they may have additional input and comments for HUD to consider in its development of the ESG final rule. HUD greatly appreciates and values the feedback that commenters provide—and especially seeks feedback that draws on their experience with the interim rule. Therefore, HUD is issuing this Notice to re-open the public comment period for an additional 60 days.

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