Homeless

While we can’t promise we’ll be able to meet your housing needs immediately, completing a Housing Assessment gets the process started. The assessment is used to match your housing needs with resources available in the community.

Assessments can be completed locally at:

Carver County CDA-Single Adults age 26+ and Families age 18+
705 N Walnut St Chaska
952-448-7715
help@carvercda.org

CAP-Single Adults age 26+ and Families age 18+
712 Canterbury Rd S
Shakopee
952-496-2125 X4
info@capagency.org

Launch Ministry-Youth without minor children ages 18-25
110 W 2nd St
Chaska
952-856-0195
help@launchministry.org

Rental and Homeless Counseling

HUD Housing Counseling is a federally funded program which provides a wide variety of housing counseling services to low to moderate income renters and the homeless. The primary objectives of the program are to improve financial literacy (budget and credit counseling) and improve access to affordable housing. Services are available free at the CDA. Call our offices at 952-448-7715.

MN Landlords and Tenants Rights and Responsibilities

To obtain a copy of the Minnesota Landlords and Tenants Rights and Responsibilities, the following options are available:

Write to:

Minnesota Attorney General’s Office 1400 Bremer Tower 445 Minnesota Street St. Paul, MN 55101

Call:

(651) 296-3353 Toll Free: (800) 657-3787

TTY: (651) 297 7206 TTY: (800) 366 4812

Free help for renters:

HOME Line provides free and low-cost legal, organizing, education, and advocacy services so that tenants throughout Minnesota can solve their own rental housing problems. The hotline service is confidential.

For more information, call HOME Line or visit their website: https://homelinemn.org

  • For English, call 612-728-5767
  •  Toll-free from Greater Minnesota: 866-866-3546
  • Home line ofrece servicios en espanol. Para Español, llame al 612-255-8870
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Fair Housing

According to the federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal to consider race, color, religion, nation origin, sex, disability or family status in renal sales, lending or homeowner’s insurance decisions. Under the Minnesota Human Rights Law, it is also illegal to discriminate based on one’s creed, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status and receipt of public assistance.

If you suspect unfair housing practices or have questions about fair housing, contact :

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Fair Housing Hotline
1-800-669-9777
TDD 1-800-927-9275

Minnesota Department of Human Rights : 651-296-5663