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Minnesota Department of Human Services

To learn more about housing:

Apply for Housing Assistance

To apply for Section 8 housing programs or Public Housing, contact local public housing authorities or Housing Redevelopment Authorities (HRAs). Or, if you live in the Twin Cities Metro Area, you can check HousingLink's map.

To apply for Minnesota Supplemental Aid (MSA), go to ApplyMN or file a paper application.

To find out if you are eligible for the Housing Support (formerly Group Residential Housing) program, contact your county human services agency. Before you can begin getting Housing Support funds, the county human service agency must approve your placement in a Housing Support setting.

To get HOPWA rental assistance you should ask your HIV case manager for a referral. Learn more about HOPWA.

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Minnesota Disability Law Center
The Minnesota Disability Law Center (MDLC) provides free assistance to people with civil legal issues related to their disability. Call the MDLC Intake Line at 612-334-5970 (Twin Cities metro area), 1-800-292-4150 (Greater Minnesota), or 612-332-4668 (TTY).

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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