VA Homeless Programs
Grant and Per Diem Program: Per Diem Rate
Submit the completed worksheets through the SmartSimple grants managment system. Questions should be directed to GPDFiscal@va.gov
CARES Act Per Diem Rate Waiver Guidance (10/7/2021)
Safety and Survival Assistance (2/5/2021)
Sample for Screening and Documentation
- Per P.L. 116-315, the per diem rate request forms below have been modified to allow for additional costs (up to $10,000) associated with HMIS
- State Home Domiciliary rate increased to $50.91; therefore, the maximum per diem rate authorized, per the waivers under the CARES Act and P.L. 116-315, is $152.73 for transitional housing and $19.09 for service centers
Transitional Housing with Minor Dependents - Per Diem Only and Transition In Place
NEW Per Diem Rate Request Instructions
NEW Per Diem Rate Request Worksheet
NEW Service Center Per Diem Rate Request Instructions
NEW Service Center Per Diem Rate Request Worksheet
Questions may be e-mailed to the VA Grant and Per Diem Program.
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