Resource Programs

Whether you need to find affordable housing, purchase your first home, fix up your existing home, or talk with someone about preventing foreclosure, there are programs designed to assist you.  Use the tabs below to find out more information on the assistance you need.

  1. Resources for Homeowners
  2. Resources for Renters
  3. Additional Resources

A Brush with Kindness - This is a program of Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity that helps low-income homeowners struggling to restore and maintain a safe and decent place to live.

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) - Helps homeowners find funding to fix their homes.

Hearts and Hammers - A private non-profit organization that provides exterior painting and home improvement assistance for seniors and the physically disabled. 

Merrick Community Services - A nonprofit organization that provides services to East Side neighborhoods. Their services focus on reducing the effects of poverty and helping to maintain independence for community members.

Metro Paint-a-Thon - On the first weekend in August, Metro Paint-A-Thon rallies volunteer teams from corporations, congregations, and civic groups to paint the homes of low-income seniors and people with disabilities.

Minnesota Home Ownership Center - If you are a homeowner who is having trouble paying your mortgage or facing foreclosure, this organization can give you a hand.

Ramsey County FirstHome - assists first-time and first-generation homebuyers with low-to-moderate incomes who are purchasing homes in suburban Ramsey County.

Ramsey County Foreclosure and Foreclosure prevention - Includes federal program details, as well as other resources for homeowners.

Ramsey County Home Improvement Programs - Find deferred loan programs to fix up homes