Housing Assistance

General list of housing agencies who assist people experiencing or at risk for homelessness:  http://www.mnhomelesscoalition.org/resources/directory

 

 

Community Stabilization Services

801 Selby Ave

651-225-8778

M-F 9-5

Mission: to inform, educate, advocate and organize socially and economically disadvantaged tenants and people of color to take action to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing.  Assists tenants by educating them about strategies of getting necessary repairs completed in their homes, through means such as legal notification to landlords, tenant-landlord negotiations, rent escrow, legal rent withholding, Tenant Remedies Act, and contacting inspections dept.

 

Home Line

612-728-5767; 1-866-866-3546

M-H 9-6; F 9-3

Provides free legal, organizing, education and advocacy services so that tenants can solve their own rental housing problems.  Advocates provide free advice regarding MN tenant/landlord law.  www.homelinemn.org

 

Salvation Army HOPE Harbor

53 Glenwood Ave, Mpls

612-659-0705

Permanent supportive housing for single adults.  Efficiency unit includes bathroom, kitchen and furnished bed, dresser and desk.  Rent varies, some units are 30% of income; market rate units are $330/month.

 

Housing Crisis Response in Ramsey County (Families)

215 Old 6th St.

651-215-2262

M-F 8-4:30

Financial assistance and support services to families at imminent risk from becoming homeless or assist homeless families to be quickly re-housed and stabilized.

Families must be at or below 30% of area median income, lack financial resources and support networks needed to secure or maintain stable housing.

Services: housing placement, eviction prevention assistance, case management, damage deposits and application fees, referrals to community resources and short-term rent and utility assistance.

 

Housing Crisis Response in RC (Youth)

308 Prince St.

651-884-9644

M-F 1-8PM and Sat 1-5pm.

Financial assistance and support services to youth at imminent risk from becoming homeless or assist homeless youth to be quickly re-housed and stabilized.

Youth must have verifiable income, lack other financial resources and support networks needed to secure or maintain stable housing.

 

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office

651-296-3353

M-F 8am-5pm

Information about housing law and tenant rights.

 

Southern MN Regional Legal Services

55 E 5th St, #400

651-222-5863

Intake: 651-222-4731

Intake line hours: M-F 9am-noon, 1-3pm.  Walk0in intake can be done during office hours, 8:30am-5pm.

Provides legal assistance for individuals with housing-related problems (eviction, substandard housing, need for repairs, rent increases, landlord abuses, loss of deposit, public housing) as well as assistance with government benefits: GA, MFIP, SSI, food support, health care, etc.

 

Open Access Connections

651-643-0883

Free voice mail boxes for low-income persons looking for jobs/housing, victims of domestic abuse, and those who need health care contact.  Call for a referral to a participating agency

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