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Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP)

The Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP) provides supportive services and financial assistance, such as rent deposits, rent payments or utility payments, to eligible households that are homeless or at imminent risk of homeless.

Program Eligibility

  • Income at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines
  • Minnesota residents, or household otherwise approved by Minnesota Housing
  • Experiencing a housing crisis

Households are assessed by FHPAP providers to determine eligibility and level of assistance. Funds are limited may not be available for all households.

Find a FHPAP Provider (available statewide)

Request for Proposal Information

Due Diligence items for the Request for Proposal process will be posted after the June board meeting.

Information for Grant Administrators

Guides and Documents

Guides and Documents

Other Helpful Tools

Other Helpful Tools

Grantee Training

Grantee Training

  • Minnesota Housing held a Request for Proposals (RFP) Information Session to provide an overview of RFP content. Watch the recorded Video (1:25:57) | Slides (February 13, 2023).
  • Client file monitoring: Minnesota Housing provided a training for FHPAP grantees to provide direction in file organization, and collecting/maintaining proper documentation for the clients they serve. Watch the recording (1:35:35) and view the presentation slides
  • Preliminary Practice Model Training: ​​​​​​
    • To help potential applicants consider how the program and its preliminary practice model could be implemented, refer to the following informational sessions and materials:

    • Two-Generational Approaches to Supporting Families. View the slides, handout, and listen to the recording.

    • Leveraging Mainstream Resources. View the slides and listen to the recording.

    • Progressive Engagement and Rapid Rehousing. View the slides and listen to the recording.

    • Trauma-informed Care in Schools. View the slides and listen to the recording.

    • Lessons from the Hamilton San Francisco Pilot. View the slides and listen to the recording.

Budgeting and Reporting

Other Grant Programs

Homework Starts with Home - This grant program focused on addressing homelessness and housing instability among students and their families.

Housing Trust Fund Rental Assistance - This grant program provides temporary rental assistance, housing related expenses such as application fees and security deposits, in partnership with supportive services for High Priority Homeless (HPH) families and individuals referred through the local Coordinated Entry (CE) System.