Looking for Housing

If you are looking for housing assistance please search the links below.

Not sure what you need?

United Way 2-1-1
Information about United Way's 2-1-1 Information and Referral Service and a link to the Twin Cities Beehive. From 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, United Way 2-1-1 may also have staff available to speak Hmong, Russian, Somali, and Spanish. Dial 2-1-1 or 651.291.0211 or visit the United Way 2-1-1 website.

Renters

Renters

HousingLink hlist - Statewide directory of affordable rental vacancies.

HousingLink - Links to Section 8 Voucher and waiting list information

HOME Line - Tenants may speak with a tenant advocate who will provide free advice regarding Minnesota landlord/tenant law. The advocate will provide practical advice on the law and offer options for resolving the problem. The Homeline Tenant Hotline is free and available to all tenants, regardless of income. Dial 612.728.5767 in the metro or 866.866.3546 for Greater Minnesota.

Community Action Agencies (CAPs) - Community Action Agencies (CAPs) provide energy assistance, weatherization, emergency housing and financial assistance and other programs. Locate your local Community Action Agency here: http://www.mncaa.org

HUD in Minnesota- Information about Section 3, homeownership, rental help, avoiding foreclosure.  Also has homeless resources and housing counselors.

Housing and Redevelopment Authorities (HRAs) or Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) for Section 8, Public Housing, and other housing programs.- Visit HUD at http://www.hud.gov/

Lutheran Social Service (LSS)- LSS operates a Housing Resource at 612.879.5266.  LSS is also a provider of transitional, supportive, and permanent scattered-site housing, but requires referrals.

Catholic Charities Care Providers – Visit CareLinkUSA http://www.carelinkusa.com/

Rural Development -Find rental homes & income/housing eligibility, and energy programs

Homeless

Homelessness  

HUD- Information for those currently homeless or at risk of losing their home.

HUD in Minnesota -Information about Section 3, homeownership, rental help, avoiding foreclosure.  Also has homeless resources and housing counselors.

Minnesota Homeless Shelters - List of shelter and soup kitchens by county or city search.

Lutheran Social Service (LSS) - LSS operates a Housing Resource at 612.879.5266.  LSS is also a provider of transitional, supportive, and permanent scattered-site housing, but requires referrals.

Catholic Charities Care Providers – Visit CareLinkUSA http://www.carelinkusa.com/

Owners & Buyers

Homebuyers, Homeowners, and Foreclosure Prevention

Minnesota Home Ownership Center - State’s leading non-profit provider of information and resources aimed at helping Minnesotans begin, and maintain, home ownership. 

Minnesota Housing (MHFA) -A state agency that provides financial and customer assistance for decent, safe and affordable housing. Includes: Resources for Homeowners and Resources for Homebuyers.

Community Action Agencies (CAPs) - provide energy assistance, weatherization, emergency housing and financial assistance and other programs. Locate your local Community Action Agency here: http://www.mncaa.org

HUD in Minnesota - Information about Section 3, homeownership, rental help, avoiding foreclosure.  Also has homeless resources and housing counselors.

Minnesota Attorney General's Office - The Homebuyer's Handbook includes information about and tips for buying a home.

Rural Development - Find rental homes & income/housing eligibility, and energy programs

Seniors, Disabilities, Other

Seniors, People with Disabilities, AIDS, and Other Groups

Housing Resource ToolBox -Housing information, particularly for older adults, people with disabilities, and the homeless.

Metro Crisis Coordination Program and Association for Residential Resources in MN - Search for residential services for those with developmental disabilities  

Minnesota Adult Day Services Association Search Locator  

Minnesota AIDS Project Emergency Housing List - (Metropolitan Area Emergency, Short-term, and Supportive housing providers)   

Senior LinkAge Line- Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging Senior LinkAge Line® (800.333.2433) is a free, statewide telephone information and assistance service which makes it easy for older adults and their families to find community services.

Legal

Legal Issues and Advocacy


HOME Line - Tenants may speak with a tenant advocate who will provide free advice regarding Minnesota landlord/tenant law. The advocate will provide practical advice on the law and offer options for resolving the problem. The Homeline Tenant Hotline is free and available to all tenants, regardless of income. Dial 612.728.5767 in the metro or 866.866.3546 for Greater Minnesota.

Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
 - Legal Assistance for low income people on critical legal problems, including landlord/tenant problems.

Regional

Region-Specific

Family Housing Fund -  Information about emergency assistance, home ownership, landlord/tenant problems, rental housing, and foreclosure prevention in the metro area. http://www.fhfund.org/looking_for_housing.htm

City Living Program - Information about mortgage loans and home improvement loans offered through the City of Minneapolis.

First Homes - Information about renting and buying homes in Rochester and within a 30-mile radius

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