The Zero Balance Project: Rental Assistance in Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey Counties, and Minneapolis and St Paul

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The counties of Dakota, Hennepin and Ramsey, and the cities of Minneapolis and St Paul offered emergency rental assistance through The Zero Balance Project.

The Zero Balance Project is closed to new applications.

 Renters  can find more resources on their county's website:

Not sure which county you live in? Look up your county with your address here.

Through May 30, 2022, renters with unpaid rent are protected from eviction due to late rent if they apply for rent help and tell their landlord.

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Common Questions

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Program Guide

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