The only direct service we provide to tenants or homeowners is through the Crisis Housing program. Please see the links below for housing resources.
United Way 2-1-1 - Dial 211 or 651.291.0211 (English, Hmong, Russian, Somali, and Spanish)
Housing Resource Center (Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation) - 612.588.3033 or 651.483.7401
Housing Benefits 101 (a service provided by Minnesota Department of Human Services) - Housing information including resources specifically for older adults, people with disabilities, and the homeless.
At Home in Lincoln County - online housing resource directory for renters and homeowners in Lincoln County, Minnesota
HUD in Minnesota - information about Section 3, homeownership, rental help, avoiding foreclosure. Also has homeless resources and housing counselors.
Minnesota Attorney General's Office - The Homebuyer's Handbook includes information about and tips for buying a home
Minnesota Homeownership Center - state's leading non-profit provider of information and resources aimed at helping Minnesotans begin and maintain homeownership
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency - a state agency that provides financial and customer assistance for decent, safe, and affordable housing.
Community Action Agencies (CAPs) - provide energy assistance, weatherization, emergency housing, and financial assistance and other programs
United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development (USDA RD) - programs and services available to homeowners in rural communities
Catholic Charities - 612.204.8500
Community Agency Agencies (CAPs)
County assistance - you may apply for short-term emergency rental assistance through your county.
Home Line - Tenants may speak with a tenant advocate who will provide free advice regarding Minnesota landlord/tenant law - 612.728.5757 or 866.866.3546
HousingLink - Statewide list of affordable rental vacancies and information about Section 8 programs
HousingLink hList - Listing of housing authority waiting lists for Section 8 Vouchers and Public Housing in the Twin Cities
Lutheran Social Service (LSS) - LSS operates a Housing Resource at 612.879.5266. LSS is also a provider of transitional, supportive, and permanent scattered-site housing, but requires referrals.
Rental Help: Minnesota (US Department of Housing and Urban Development) More information on HUD housing resources in Minnesota here.
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