Help Paying Rent In Minnesota

Help Paying Rent Guide In Minnesota

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

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When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in Minnesota, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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Minnesota Statistics

  • Population 5,220,393
  • Number of cities 46
  • Assitance Resources 39

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Freeborn County Semcac

2202 Stevens Street, Albert Lea, MN - 56007

Bridges Rental Assistance Program

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People Reaching Out to Other People

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St. Louis Park Emergency Program

6812 W Lake St, St. Louis Park, MN - 55426

Temporary Financial Assistance - The American Legion Department of Minnesota

20 W. 12th Street, Room 300A, Saint Paul, MN - 55155

St Joseph's Social Care Emergency Assistance

620 8th Ave S, Grand Forks, MN - 58201

JustUs Minnesota Aids Project

2577 Territorial Road, Minneapolis, MN - 55114

Social Services - DAKOTA COUNTY

1 Mendota Road W, Saint Paul, MN - 55118

Interfaith Outreach And Community Partners

1605 County Road 101 N, Plymouth, MN - 55391

Western Community Action Jackson

115 South Hwy, Jackson, MN - 56143