Minnesota Housing is the state’s housing finance agency. For more than 40 years the agency has worked to provide access to safe, decent and affordable housing and to build stronger communities across the state.
HUD Housing Choice Vouchers is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low income families, the elderly, the disabled and some autistic adults to afford decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private market. You can call or write to the HUD office in Minnesota for Minnesota programs.
The Minnesota Commerce Department’s Energy Assistance Program helps pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households. Energy Grants is a website that compiles information about energy grants, incentives and programs.
Also, many internet providers offer discounts based on income. Call your local internet provider to ask about reduce internet cost.
If you are currently on a waiver, you may qualify by asking your local county agency or tribal offices. When working with the county, it is important to ask about access specialists who understands accessibility, building codes, and can help guide you through the process.
The Adoption Assistance Program may reimburse costs incurred for home modification. Home modification is limited to modifications to meet a child's special needs upon which eligibility for adoption assistance was approved. Reimbursement is limited to once every five years, per child.