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HHM Resources

If you are experiencing housing instability, there are supports available to promote school stability and academic success for students. If you are living in temporary or unstable housing, please let your school social worker know. To get connected with your school social worker, call the main office at your school. Eligible students are protected under the McKinney-Vento Act and have the right to:

  • Stay in the same school.
  • Automatically qualify for free school meals.
  • Immediately enroll in school without education records, immunization records, or proof of residency.
  • Participate fully in school activities.
  • Get school transportation, even across district lines.
  • Receive other educational services.

Learn more at hhmfc.mpls.k12.mn.us.

If you are at risk of losing your home, there are extra protections and financial assistance available:

Hennepin County Emergency Housing Assistance

Hennepin County is offering emergency rent and mortgage assistance for low-income households who have lost income due to COVID-19. If you’ve fallen behind on rent or utilities or are worried about making payments on time this month, apply now for Hennepin County rental assistance.

Rent is still due during the statewide moratorium on evictions as part of Governor Walz’s emergency declaration. Take advantage of assistance to make sure unpaid rent doesn’t add up. You may be at risk of eviction if you are behind on payments when the state of emergency ends.

Apply as soon as possible to ensure you receive adequate support in time.

Learn more and apply at www.hennepin.us/rent-help.

Eviction Moratorium
Most evictions in Minnesota are on pause during this emergency. There is an eviction moratorium during the peacetime emergency declared by Governor Walz. Your landlord can’t end your lease or file an eviction case against you right now. There are very few exceptions to this rule and there are free legal resources available if you are uncertain about your rights. Visit Homeline at homelinemn.org or Legal Aid at mylegalaid.org/get-help for more information.

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Nowhere to call home? Living in temporary housing due to a lack of affordable options? You may be protected under the McKinney-Vento Act. Contact your school social worker or send us a direct message for additional information and support. Our website has more information at hhmfc.mpls.k12.mn.us.

In addition, Governor Walz declared a Peacetime Emergency, which includes a pause on most evictions. If you are facing an eviction, learn about your rights with free legal help by visiting Homeline at homelinemn.org or Legal Aid at mylegalaid.org/get-help.

Also, remember rent is still due during the statewide moratorium on evictions. Take advantage of assistance to make sure unpaid rent doesn’t add up. Apply now for Hennepin County emergency rent help if you’ve lost income due to #COVID19. www.hennepin.us/rent-help

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Subject: Resources for housing stability

You indicated through our survey that you would like additional information on resources related to housing stability. Please see the links to resources below. Reach out to your school social worker if you have questions or need assistance connecting with these or other supports. Visit our website for additional information and a list of school social workers by school, which can also be found here.

Homeless and Foster Care Student Services - additional information about school support and resources.

Hennepin County Emergency Housing Assistance - rent and mortgage assistance for COVID-related income loss.

Homeline or Legal Aid - free legal support, including helping renters understand their rights during the eviction moratorium.

211 651-291-0211 or Text your zip code to 898-211* - information on resources for a variety of needs.

Tenant Resource Center 612.302.3180 - a collaborative resource for Hennepin County tenant needs, including those facing eviction or loss of housing.

Hennepin County Community Resources - local resources and help for a variety of needs.

Emergency Shelter:

?      Information on Hennepin County shelter information can be found here.

?      Mary’s Place does intake for family shelter M-Th, 10:00-1:00. Families seeking shelter should bring their family (including the children) to Sharing & Caring Hands, 525 N. 7th Street for intake.

?      Domestic violence emergency shelter information can be found here.

?      Youth-specific resources and shelter can be found through the YSN website or app.

If you are experiencing housing instability, there are supports available to promote school stability and academic success for students. Eligible students are protected under the McKinney-Vento Act and have the right to:

?      Stay in the same school.

?      Automatically qualify for free school meals.

?      Immediately enroll in school without education records, immunization records, or proof of residency.

?      Participate fully in school activities.

?      Get school transportation, even across district lines.

?      Receive other educational services.

If you are at risk of losing your home, there are extra protections and financial assistance available:

Hennepin County Emergency Housing Assistance

Hennepin County is offering emergency rent and mortgage assistance for low-income households who have lost income due to COVID-19. If you’ve fallen behind on rent or utilities or are worried about making payments on time this month, apply now for Hennepin County rental assistance.

Rent is still due during the statewide moratorium on evictions as part of Governor Walz’s emergency declaration. Take advantage of assistance to make sure unpaid rent doesn’t add up. You may be at risk of eviction if you are behind on payments when the state of emergency ends.

Apply as soon as possible to ensure you receive adequate support in time.

Learn more and apply at www.hennepin.us/rent-help.

Eviction Moratorium
Most evictions in Minnesota are on pause during this emergency. There is an eviction moratorium during the peacetime emergency declared by Governor Walz. Your landlord can’t end your lease or file an eviction case against you right now. There are very few exceptions to this rule and there are free legal resources available if you are uncertain about your rights. Visit Homeline at homelinemn.org or Legal Aid at mylegalaid.org/get-help for more information.

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