Get Help Applying for Rent Assistance with our Housing Navigators

RentHelpMN Housing Navigators
Our Housing Navigators will help you through the process of filing your RentHelpMN application.
Contact us:
Office Number: 763-657-7711
Office Location: 6800 78th Avenue, Suite 101, Brooklyn Park, MN 55445
—Do I qualify for RentHelpMN?—

The Program covers up to 15 months total assistance.

You must be behind at least One month on rent/utilities

Required Documents to complete the application:

  • Valid State ID, green card, or passport
  • Landlord email & phone number
  • Lease & ledger (rent state of how many months of rent have gone unpaid)
  • proof of income or 2020 income tax return (gov. letter, paycheck, etc)
  • utility account number

Some people wrongly believe they “make too much” to qualify for rent assistance—that is not always true:

RENTER RESOURCES

Eviction Dates:

You can be evicted if you have not paid your rent and are not eligible for COVID-19 rental assistance.

All lease termination and eviction protections are lifted except for eligible renters with pending COVID-19 rental assistance applications.

All lease termination and eviction protections are lifted.

Free Legal Help for Renters:

HOME Line provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services so that tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems. Lawyers, law students and community volunteers give tenants legal advice and options for resolving rental problems. HOME Line serves the entire state of Minnesota and provides bilingual services in Spanish, Somali and Hmong.

You can reach the Tenant Advocates for legal advice at:

(612) 728-5767

…or call us toll-free from Greater MN at:

(866) 866-3546

You can also E-mail and attorneys with your questions

Visit the HOME Line Website for more info: 

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Get Help Paying Utilities:

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) helps keep families safe and healthy through initiatives that assist families with energy costs.

Looking for help with your home energy bills? Click here for contact information in your state or tribe. You can also call the National Energy Assistance Referral (NEAR) hotline at 1-866-674-6327.

Visit the USDHH for more info: 

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Free Legal Help for Renters:
For more information on Rental Assistance, check out RentHelpMN:
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