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COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program

The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program is closed. All processing is complete and no requests for assistance can be submitted to this program. If you have questions about your existing application for the COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program that stopped accepting applications on December 7, 2020, please contact your local administrator. If you don’t know who your local administrator is, please email mhfa.covidhap@state.mn.us and staff can connect you with your administrator. We recognize that many people continue to be impacted by COVID-19 and need rental and mortgage assistance so please check out the following resources.

Resources for Renters

RentHelpMN COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance is now open and accepting applications. RentHelpMN makes it possible for eligible renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for those at risk of falling behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit renthelpmn.org to learn more about the program and eligibility requirements and to apply. Sign up for email updates here. Please note: the eNews sign-up link doesn't work in Internet Explorer. Please use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox.

For other rental assistance resources, please visit this webpage.

Resources for Homeowners

Minnesota Housing is designing a plan for the new, upcoming HomeHelpMN COVID-19 Homeowner Assistance Fund program. Sign up for email updates here and visit the HomeHelpMN webpage for more information. Please note: the eNews sign-up link doesn’t work in Internet Explorer. Please use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Firefox.

For other mortgage assistance resources, please visit this webpage.