Eligible Minnesota renters can receive help with rent and utility bills dated on or after March 13, 2020.

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Having Trouble Paying Your Utilities or Rent?
There is Help.

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance, ( RentHelpMN ), works to help renters get the assistance they need to avoid utility shutoff or eviction. The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program is administered by Minnesota Housing and the Counties of Anoka, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Washington, and the Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

Am I Eligible?

You may qualify if you can answer yes to the following questions.

  • Are you a renter household?
  • Does your household income meet the program’s limits?
  • Has someone in your household (1) qualified for unemployment or (2) had a decrease in income or increase in expenses due to Covid-19?
  • Is someone in your household at risk for housing instability or homelessness?

You can find more information and apply at https://apply.renthelpmn.org/mnera#/

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