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Has COVID-19 made it hard to pay your rent? 

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If you have experienced hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance to pay your rent or utility bills, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance.

Rent Help MN

Has COVID-19 made it hard to pay your rent?

Apply for today

If you have experienced hardship due to the pandemic and need assistance to pay your rent or utility bills, you may be eligible for COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance.

Rent Help MN

What is RentHelpMN

This program was created to help Minnesotans who have fallen behind on their rent or fear that could happen. If you find yourself in this position, we are here to help. Find out if you qualify and get ready to apply.

PHASE ONE: APPLY NOW IF YOU OWE BACK RENT

RentHelpMN is currently working with renters who owe back rent. Those who owe back rent and meet the eligibility requirements may apply for all offered assistance. We will update this page when the program is accepting all other rent and utility assistance requests.d
Rent Help MN Phase One

The Eviction Moratorium Is Ending

Review these dates and know your rights and responsibilities. Between June 30 and October 12, all lease terminations and eviction protections are lifted except for eligible renters with pending COVID-19 rental assistance applications.

Eviction moratorium is ending

Prepare Your Application

Eligible Minnesota renters can receive help with rent and utility bills dated on or after March 13, 2020. If you qualify, you could receive up to 15 months total assistance.
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GET READY

Be sure to use our Get Ready checklists to help you prepare your application. Find more helpful forms and templates to upload when you apply.

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RENTER CHECKLIST

Download the Renter checklist PDF to see if you’re eligible and find out what documents you’ll need in order to be ready to apply.

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LANDLORD CHECKLIST

Download the Landlord checklist PDF to see if you’re eligible and find out what documents you’ll need in order to be ready to apply.

211-logo-tagline-rgb   Who can I call with questions?  Trained operators are available to answer your questions about your eligibility, bills, documents or to make a reasonable accommodation. Call 211 today.


Renter Application

If you are a renter living in Minnesota who meets the eligibility requirements, you can apply for RentHelpMN.


Landlord Registration

Are you a landlord with tenants behind on rent? RentHelpMN is a new opportunity to pay for owed rent.

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Other available resources

Numerous entities received housing and related assistance funds as part of the COVID-19 relief funds.

SHARE RentHelpMN WITH YOUR COMMUNITY

 

If you would like to help spread the word about RentHelpMN, follow the link below to access a toolkit of materials for you to use. These include social media posts, email and text message language, posters, flyers, digital ads and more.

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