Supportive Housing Service Providers

Supportive housing service providers work with people who have experienced homelessness so that they can maintain permanent housing in site-based and scattered site housing settings. Refer to the Supportive Housing Information and Resources publication for information on best practices in supportive housing as well as Long-term Homelessness (LTH) and High Priority Homeless (HPH) definitions and eligibility.

Post-Selection Materials for Service Providers

Refer to the Supportive Housing Information and Resources publication for information on best practices in supportive housing as well as Long-term Homelessness (LTH) and High Priority Homeless (HPH) definitions and eligibility.

Occupancy Guidance for Long Term Homeless Units

Refer to the Supportive Housing Information and Resources publication for occupancy guidance, including tenant screening, selection and retention plans, lease up, vacancies and determining tenant rents in supportive housing.
 
Tenant Selection Plan Guidance - Property managers and owners are encouraged to recognize that LTH units are intended to house people who often have poor credit, poor rental histories, or criminal backgrounds. To the extent permitted by the rules and regulations related to the type of housing, housing providers are encouraged to adopt lenient and flexible criteria regarding these common barriers when creating a tenant selection plan.

LTH Verification Forms

Trainings

Reporting Requirements for Service Providers for Long Term Homeless Units

Service providers are required to enter LTH household data in HMIS, including the Self-Sufficiency Matrix Assessment, and submit reports to Minnesota Housing.

HMIS Reporting Requirements for Long-Term Homeless Loans and Grants
Self-Sufficiency Matrix for LTH Units

Supportive Housing Definitions

Definitions for supportive housing, case management, and long-term homelessness eligibility can now be found in the Supportive Housing information and Resources publication.