Housing Assistance Services

GMHF does not directly provide rental assistance or have its own rental properties

Affordable Housing Resources

GMHF works with partner organizations which provide housing and assistance services.
If you are looking for affordable housing or payment assistance, you are encouraged to use the following resources:

For direct assistance call the United Way at 2-1-1

Rental, Mortgage, and Utility Payment Assistance

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Provides multi-language search tools to help you find available resources in your area.

Search Tool
Find Affordable Housing


Caring.com Emergency Housing Guide

Provides a directory for seniors and older adults navigating housing challenges, including a resource for each state.

Caring.com Guide


Provides an online search tool which allows you to search for affordable housing listings, including Section 8 and other subsidized housing. HousingLink also maintains a list of Housing Authority waiting lists. You can subscribe to an alert email which will automatically notify you when a waiting list opens. Create a user profile and conduct your own housing search, or browse their housing resources.

Housing Link

Housing Benefits 101

Housing Benefits 101 was built by the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) to learn about housing options across the state.

Housing Benefits 101


U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Compiled a List of all Minnesota city and county HRAs. Additionally, HUD has many Housing Resources for renters, homeowners, veterans and people experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development


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