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Housing Trust Fund Program Rental Assistance

The Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Program Rental Assistance 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. Rental assistance is provided in partnership with services to help participants achieve housing stability and transition to permanent sustainable housing opportunities. 

Housing Trust Fund Program Rental Assistance Guide: 2023-2025 Contract Term

2023-2025 Grant Term Calendar

Due Diligence

Minnesota Housing hosted a due diligence training for their Housing Trust Fund grantee's. Grantee's are required to submit due diligence items in order to close their grants and start receiving their awarded funding.

Due diligence training | Presentation slides

Income Verification Forms
HPH Verification Forms

HPH Verification Forms

For more information, refer to the HPH Eligibility Change Information and FAQs and the training slides.

Long Term Homelessness Verification Forms
Program Qualification and Administrative Forms
Leasing Forms
Housing Quality Standards

Housing Quality Standards

Administrator Created

Administrator Created

Items listed below are to be created to meet your specific program criteria.

  • Program Policies and Procedures including:
    • Tenant selection process
    • Waiting List Procedures
    • Transition plan goals
    • Annual income and interim re-certification processes
    • Unit inspection procedures
    • Security Deposit Policy
    • Termination process
    • Program Application Form
    • Tenant Letter of Understanding Form
    • Property Inspection Form
    • Lead Paint Information Sheet and Brochure

Housing Trust Fund (HTF) Rental Assistance - Site-based and Tenant-based programs.

Draw Request Form and Submittal Instructions

Draw Request Form and Submittal Instructions