Families and elderly persons can get help with their rent. You must rent from a private landlord. Rent and utilities will be 30% of your family income. Section 8 is available through MVAC in Faribault and Le Sueur counties.
This program provides energy saving services for your home. Things like caulking, weather stripping, and attic insulation are available. Weatherization will reduce your fuel costs and make you more comfortable in the winter. There is no cost to you. This program can only help you one time. It is for both low-income homeowners and renters. This program is available in all nine counties.
Family Assets for Independence in MN is a long-term savings plan that helps people buy a home, pursue higher education, or begin a micro-business. Earned income that is deposited into a special savings account will be matched at a 3:1 ratio by public and private sources. Available in all nine counties.
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