Even though there is a temporary hold on evictions as part of Governor Walz’s executive order, rent and other housing costs are still due. Your landlord may be able to evict you for not paying rent once restrictions are lifted. Hennepin County may be able to help you cover current and past due rent and other housing costs.
The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps to pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. It can also be used for electricity bills. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Minnesota Department of Commerce has increased crisis funding and extended applications for energy assistance allowing more Minnesota households to apply for assistance.
Hennepin County residents who have been financially harmed by COVID-19 may qualify for emergency assistance to help with rent and other housing costs.
New information for renters and home owners during COVID-19.
The City of Minneapolis will begin taking applications April 22 for the City’s $3 million in Gap Funds for Housing for renters. The online application will open 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, and close noon Monday, April...