Resources and Forms for RentHelpMN
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Note: The statewide RentHelpMN program is no longer accepting applications.
- Frequently Asked Questions for Renters
- Program Overview of RentHelpMN COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance
- File an Appeal
- Appeal of Recoupment
- Help with heating costs and furnace repairs are available through the Energy Assistance Program. You can also call 800-657-3710 and press 1. The application deadline is May 31, 2022.
- Minnesota's Cold Weather Rule (CWR) is a state law that protects residential utility customers from having electric or natural gas service shut off between October 1 and April 30.
- Some Tribal governments received federal funding to operate their own rental assistance programs. If you are connected to services through a Tribe in Minnesota, contact them directly for more information.
- Help for homeowners is on the way. Sign up for email updates on mortgage assistance.
- If you want to talk to a nonprofit homeownership advisor who can help navigate your situation, contact the Minnesota Homeownership Center.
- Help with Internet costs is available through the Affordability Connectivity Program.
- If you are a Minnesotan with a disability, Housing Benefits 101 can help you learn more about programs and options that support your housing needs and goals.
- Minnesota has a streamlined application for benefits such as cash, food, emergency housing, and child care assistance. The application is online and can be completed in 20 minutes or less.
- If you are homeless, at risk of homelessness, or don’t have a place you can stay for very long, contact your local Coordinated Entry “front door” for additional resources.
- Your local county or tribal social service agency can help you connect with other benefits or services, as well as emergency aid.