Resources and Forms for RentHelpMN
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Note: The statewide RentHelpMN program is no longer accepting applications.
- File an Appeal
- Appeal of Recoupment
- Report Fraud or Misuse of Funds
- Emergency Rental Assistance Program | U.S. Department of the Treasury
- IRS Emergency Rental Assistance Frequently Asked Questions
- 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 available through HomeHelpMN. Assistance is available for homeownership expenses including loan payments, property taxes, homeowners' insurance, homeowner association dues, manufactured home lot rent, and Tribal land lease payments . Visit HomeHelpMN.org or call 800.388.3226 to learn more or begin an application.
- 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.