Visit Hennepin County for food and essential needs support

Hunger Solutions

Minnesota Department of Human Services


Need help paying your rent or mortgage? Click here


Attorney General's Office

Suspension of evictions – Landlords and financial institutions cannot begin eviction proceedings that would remove tenants from stable housing during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you or someone you know has been wrongfully convicted, you can contact the Attorney General's Office. Available in Spanish and Somali. Visit Attorney General's Office.

City of Brooklyn Park

The City of Brooklyn Park has information on housing assistance resources. Visit the City of Brooklyn Park housing resources.

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County

Organization provides energy and water payment assistance. Must complete application and meet program criteria to be eligible. Visit Community Action Partnership.

Community Emergency Assistance Program

Residents in suburban Hennepin County cities who have been financially harmed by COVID-19 may be eligible for emergency rental assistance. Call 763-450-3672. Visit the CEAP webpage.

Conflict Resolution Center

Provides assistance resolving problems between landlords and tenants/Ayuda para resolver disputas entre inquilinos y dueños de vivienda. Llame al Centro de resolución de conflictos antes de presentar una demanda en el tribunal. Visit Conflict Resolution Center.

Heading Home Hennepin (Hennepin County)

Shelter options for most vulnerable residents including those experiencing homelessness, and information about rental assistance and utilities. Visit Heading Home Hennepin.

Hennepin County Severe Cold Warming Options

When the temperature or wind-chill become dangerously low, these places are open during specified hours. Visit the Severe Cold Warming Options webpage.


HOME Line provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services so that tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems. Visit Home Line. Call: 612-728-5767 or 866-866-3546 (toll free)

Housing Link-COVID-19 Resources for Renters

A collection of resources for renters, including: Mediation Services, Hennepin County Rental Assistance, Legal Webinar for Renters on COVID-19 Rental Housing Issues, Unemployment Insurance, Emergency Assistance and more. Visit Housing Link COVID-19 Resources for Renters.

Low Income Energy Assistance

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. Visit the EAP webpage.

Minneapolis Renters Coalition

Fund created to assist renters to be able to continue to pay their rent. Visit Minneapolis Renters’ Coalition.


Prism provides housing-related financial assistance, advocacy, assistance with applications for energy assistance programs, and referrals for community resources to address other issues such as transportation, employment, child care, and mental health care. Visit Prism