A new Housing Assistance program by Minnesota Housing is available for Minnesota residents who have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and are struggling to pay their rent or mortgage. The COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) is now accepting applications.
Households with a federally backed mortgage covered under the CARES Act may not be eligible for assistance. If you have a federally backed mortgage covered under the CARES Act (includes loans from such agencies as the Federal Housing Administration, Veteran’s Administration, United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac), you will be required to contact your mortgage servicer to obtain a special forbearance, a loan modification, and/or set up a repayment plan. For more information, visit www.consumerfinance.gov.
Funds can only be used for expenses incurred between March 1, 2020 and December 30, 2020 pursuant to the CARES Act.
If needed to maintain housing security, avoid displacement, and are past their due date, eligible expenses may include:
All applicants must provide the following documentation and/or evidence:
Call CLUES to review requirements and apply! CLUES CHAP Rapid Response Line 651-243-0688
For more information about this program follow the link.