PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE NORTH DAKOTA HOUSING FINANCE AGENCY PROPOSED 2023 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT AND NORTH DAKOTA HOMELESS GRANT ALLOCATION PLANS North Dakota Housing Finance Agency (NDHFA) will hold a Public Hearing and Comment Period for the development of the 2023 Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) and the North Dakota Homeless Grant (NDHG) allocation plans. Each program plan sets forth the procedures and criteria that NDHFA will adhere to in allocating funding for the 2023 program year. The federal ESG program provides funding to engage persons who are homeless and living on the street, improve and provide operating funding for emergency shelters, provide essential services to shelter residents, rapidly rehouse persons who are homeless, and prevent homelessness. NDHG is a state program designed to provide financial assistance to facilities and programs within North Dakota to identify sheltered and unsheltered persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and provide the services needed to help them regain stability after experiencing a housing crisis and/or homelessness. The hearings are for interested parties to provide either written or oral comments regarding the proposed plans. Individuals who do not attend the hearings may submit written comments by 5:00 p.m., CT, on March 2, 2023. The plans can be viewed on NDHFA’s website,, beginning on February 14, 2023. Please contact NDHFA prior to the hearing for accommodations or additional information. Public Hearing Details March 3, 2023, at 10:00 a.m., CT. Attendance in-person or via Microsoft Teams (virtual or audio-only). NDHFA Board Room 2624 Vermont Ave. Bismarck, ND 58502 Microsoft Teams From a browser (virtual): Call (audio-only): (701) 328-0950, Conference ID: 669 963 738# NDHFA Contact Jennifer Henderson Director, Planning and Housing Development Division PO Box 1535 Bismarck, ND 58502 701-328-8085 711 (Voice or TTY) 800-435-8590 (Spanish) (Jan 25, 2023) 166219