Livability & Safety
We desire a safe and livable neighborhood. Knowing your neighbors and supporting local businesses can help. We also believe more City, County, and State resources are needed to support communities disproportionately affected by crime.
You're Already Connected
The Renter Support Fund application is currently closed.
Will you help us raise $23,544 to
re-open the program?
KEY PROGRAM STATS
The Renter Support Fund seeks to improve housing stability by offering direct rental assistance to cost-burdened Minneapolis renters. Since its inception in 2019, the Renter Support Fund has provided unrestricted cash grants to hundreds of Minneapolis renter households. In 2022, demand for Renter Support Fund stipends grew by 150% monthly over 2021, while our available funding enabled us to support only 4.5% of applicants.
490 renters funded
since the program began in 2019, benefitting 712 adults and 508 children who lived with selected renters at the time
All surveyed renter who received funds in 2022 noted improvements, using funds to pay rent, past-due bills, or other expenses
Only 4.5% of applicants were selected
in 2022, due to an 85% drop in available funding and a 150% increase in monthly renter demand.
$900 can be the difference
30% of renters who received funds in 2022 reported that they were no longer afraid of losing their housing after receiving funds
Over 70% of funded renters are BIPOC
A majority of selected renters are Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color, and a majority are women caregivers.
QUESTIONS / PREGUNTAS
If you have questions about the Renter Support Fund, please contact Julia Hobart at 612-446-4661 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Si tiene preguntas sobre el programa, puede contactar a Julia Hobart a 612-446-4661 o email@example.com.