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Administrators of the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program

PLEASE NOTE: If you are a household seeking assistance with past due rent or mortgage, the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program is no longer able to accept applications. For other housing assistance resources, visit this webpage and click on the "Resources for Renters and Homeowners" section.
The following information is ONLY for COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program administrators.

Background on the Program

The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program provides housing assistance to prevent homelessness and help maintain housing stability of individuals and families impacted by the public health-related emergency. The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Fund is funded with federal dollars through the Coronavirus Relief Fund, which is authorized by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
The program helps households that have been impacted by COVID-19 through unemployment, illness, or other COVID-19 related circumstances. Funds were awarded to administrators to help households that have a rent payment, mortgage payment, homeowner association dues, contract for​ deed payment, homeowner insurance payment, utility payment​ or other housing-related expenses incurred after March 1, 2020 that is past due. 

Program Materials for Grant Administrators

Watch and Listen to Webinars and Trainings

Program FAQs

211 and HousingLink Technical Assistance

  • HousingLink: If you have questions or need help navigating the online application system, please call 877.314.1401 (interpreter services are available) or email sunny@housinglink.org.

Reporting Documents


If you have questions, please email mhfa.covidhap@state.mn.us.