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CLARK COUNTY SOCIAL SERVICE IS NOW ACCEPTING CHAP APPLICATIONS!

To get started, please go to the dedicated Clark County Social Service (CCSS) CHAP Application portal: https://chap.clarkcountynv.gov/

What is CHAP?

The CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) serves residents of Clark County who have suffered substantial financial hardship and now lack
sufficient income or resources available to pay their housing costs because of the COVID-19 emergency or the response to that emergency.

Important Information about CHAP:

Level of assistance is based on the availability of CARES Act grant funding and each individual household assessment. Applications will be accepted by CHAP providers until all funds are exhausted.

Who is qualified to receive CHAP funds?

Applicants must be current residents of Clark County, NV and demonstrate how they have been impacted by COVID-19. Anyone currently receiving a subsidy from another rental assistance program or living in public housing is ineligible.

Required Documentation:

In order to complete a determination of eligibility with one of the agencies listed above, the required documents must be provided (this list is not all inclusive):

Proof of Identity

  1. Photo ID

Proof of COVID Impact (One of the following)

  1. At least 2 paystubs showing a reduction of income
  2. Unemployment benefits confirmation (copy of check or confirmation letter)
  3. Employer statement

Lease Agreement

Proof of Need

  1. Landlord Verification Form (provided by CHAP Provider)
  2. Default Letter
  3. Utility bill (cannot be paid to governmental entities)

CARES Housing Assistance Program

To those seeking to apply for CARES Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) funds, you can get more information regarding the application process by visiting our CHAP information page.

Southern Nevada Continuum of Care
With the enactment of the HEARTH Act in 2009, the CoC is now an entity that implements the HUD CoC program and includes all who choose to participate and are concerned with and/or are providing services to individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness.

Agendas & Meeting Minutes
Learn about upcoming agendas and dates for Continuum of Care Board meetings or browse our archives.

Working Groups
Working Groups are established to address mandates and/or topics of critical importance to the SNH CoC and specifically referenced in the HEARTH Act.

About Homelessness
There are currently more than 100 service providers, including government entities, nonprofit organizations, faith-based groups and corporate partners, that are working together to provide homeless prevention and assistance programs to bring an end to homelessness in our community.

The Plan
In 2007, the plan was developed using stakeholder input, to guide the work of the community in ending homelessness.

Gap Anaylsis
The gaps analysis identifies key unmet needs in the housing and services system.

Homeless Census
An annual Homeless Census is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of all Continuums of Care throughout the country.

Coordinated Entry
Coordinated Entry (CE) is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and is Southern Nevada’s strategy for a more efficient system to help people experiencing homelessness to access housing services.

SOAR
SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access, and Recovery (SOAR) is a program designed to increase access to SSI/SSDI for eligible adults who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness and have a mental illness, medical impairment, and/or a co-occurring substance use disorder.

National Partnerships
We maintain partnerships with several national organizations.

HMIS
A Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a local information technology system used to collect client-level data and data on the provision of housing and services to homeless individuals and families and persons at risk of homelessness.

Public Input
The Continuum of Care appreciates your feedback! The Public Input section frequently request responses and feedback from stakeholders and the public. Please check the section for more information.

Training Opportunties
There is always more to learn.  We're here to help.

Funding Opportunities
Learn about opportunities to fund our cause.

Glossary of Terms
Definitions and acronyms to help you.

External Resources
Get information on CHAP Specific Resources.

Environmental Reviews
The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) requires the analysis of the impact of federally funded projects on the environment and vice versa.

Property Partners
Find out how Operation HOME! can support your business.

About Operation HOME!
Operation HOME! is a regional initiative of Help Hope Home to find homes for 2,022 high-risk homeless Southern Nevadans at increased risk of COVID-19 by the end of 2022.

Contracted Provider Resources

For Operation HOME! RRH Subcontractors. Grants access to training links and the document library