Housing, Eviction & Foreclosure Assistance
Minnesota currently has a suspension on evictions and foreclosures during the COVID-19 peacetime emergency. For more information and details, read Governor Walz’s Executive Order.
For housing questions, you can call the Minnesota Housing Finance Authority. For single-family residences, call 651-296-8215. For multi-family residences, call 651-297-4455.
HOME Line MN is a nonprofit organization that provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services for tenants. For more information, call at 612-728-5767 or toll-free from Greater Minnesota at 866-866-3546, or visit their website.
HousingLink is a social services organization in Minnesota focused on affordable housing. Their website has advice and resources for people who cannot pay their rent due to the impacts of COVID-19.
Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office Housing Counselors by Area
HUD sponsors housing counseling agencies that provide advice on buying a home, renting, defaults, foreclosures and credit issues. Their website allows you to search for local resources. If you are facing foreclosure, you may search for a foreclosure avoidance counselor for specific resources.
County & City Resources
Each county in the district has resources for housing and some are COVID-19 specific:
- Dakota County public housing
- Dakota County mortgage foreclosure program
- Goodhue County
- Rice County
- Scott County
- Wabasha County
- Washington County
- Three Rivers Community CAP Housing Assistance for Goodhue, Rice and Wabasha Counties
- Northfield Community Action Center