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The cold weather rule preventing utility shut off is in effect until April 30th. There are resources to help you stay on top of heating bills this winter through the Energy Assistance Program. The Energy Assistance Program helps Minnesota households pay for current and past-due bills for electricity, gas, oil, biofuel and propane, emergency fuel delivery, and repair/replacement of homeowners’ broken heating systems, and could also cover water and sewer bills. Learn more and apply here.
Home Line provides free legal help to renters facing eviction or in need of other assistance.
Hennepin County and the City of Minneapolis have partnered with the Minnesota Homeownership Center to offer the Hennepin Homeownership Preservation Program (HHPP). HHPP provides support to homeowners in Hennepin County who are past due on their mortgage or other housing expenses. HHPP offers foreclosure prevention advice and limited financial assistance. Learn more and see if you're eligible here. Alternatively, you may call 651-236-8952 for assistance.
Safety & Livability
Minneapolis Day One Crisis Hotline
For free and confidential help, call the Minnesota Day One Crisis Hotline at 1.866.223.1111. Whether you’re experiencing domestic violence, sexual assault or sexual violence, human trafficking or simply questioning aspects of your relationship, advocates are available 24/7 to listen and give information and resources.
Business development funding programs from the State of MN are targeted toward projects that are likely to result in economic growth. Their goal is to help stimulate new business development and business expansions while retaining existing jobs and creating new jobs. Check out a suite of grants and low-interest loans to support business here.