Tagged: Housing

MN Department of Commerce and MN Housing – Consumer Alert on Mortgage Relief

Right before New Year’s, the deadline for applications for mortgage relief for federally backed mortgages was extended to February 28, 2021 under the CARES Act. The Minnesota Commerce Department and Minnesota Housing issued a joint consumer alert to encourage homeowners who may be impacted by COVID-19 financial hardships to contact a home ownership advisor to see if they are eligible.

Energy Assistance Program

Energy Assistance Program

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.