Financial

CityLiving Home Programs

Offers mortgage and home-improvement loans through participating lenders.  Homes must be located within Minneapolis or St. Paul city limits.  Minneapolis: 612-673-5282 and St. Paul: 651-266-6712.

Community Action Partnership of Suburban Hennepin

Provides energy assistance programs, food support, free tax preparation assistance and homeownership programs that include foreclosure prevention, reverse mortgage counseling, homeowner education and home rehabilitation services.  Serve low-income residents of suburban Hennepin County.  952-933-9639.

NeighborWorks Home Partners

Preserves housing by providing affordable below-market home improvement and repair loans with free construction management services, as well as down payment assistance, homebuyer education, post-purchase education and counseling, and foreclosure prevention counseling. 651-292-8710.

Hennepin County Emergency Assistance

Provides assistance for families with minor children in financial crisis that poses a direct threat to the physical health or safety of a child.  Emergency Assistance is only available once in a 12-month period.  612-596-1900.

Look Before You Leap

Provides information and education about foreclosure prevention scams and connects homeowners to trained non-profit counselors that offer legitimate foreclosure and credit counseling to homeowners for free.

Minnesota Homeownership Center

Provides information and resources to Minnesotans begin and maintain homeownership.  1-866-462-6466.

Minnesota Housing

Provides loans for first-time homebuyers, loans for existing homeowners, foreclosure prevention assistance and reverse mortgage counseling.  651-296-7608.

Neighborhood Development Alliance

Provides education on home ownership, financial literacy, foreclosure prevention and credit and bankruptcy counseling.  English and Spanish-speaking homeowners welcome.  651-292-0131.

Neighborhood Energy Connection

Provides home improvement financing and energy consulting services.  Dependent on income level.  651-221-4462.

Neighborhood Housing Services Minneapolis and Dayton’s Bluff

Provides home improvement financing and information on home repair options.  Minneapolis:  651-292-8710 and Dayton’s Bluff:   651-774-6995.

Ramsey County Human Services

Provides financial services.  Serves Ramsey county residents.  651-266-4444.