Resources for Residents

Information regarding general city services, government and neighborhood resources. 

Homeowner Resources

Information on home ownership programs, home improvement loans and organizations that provide assistance with housing issues.

Renter Resources

Information on tenant rights, affordable housing programs and renter resources offered by the City of Minneapolis.

  • City of Minneapolis Renter Resources
  • Neighborhood Community Relations – This City department has a list of financial, housing, and legal resources for renters
  • Rental Housing Liaison – Regulatory Services has employees that work closely with Inspections staff supporting renters in housing issues, including finding resources for renters in tough situations, coordinating between renters, owners and City staff and also working with renters to understand the work of Inspections Services.
  • Housing Link – Nonprofit organization providing affordable rental housing information.
  • HOME Line – A nonprofit Minnesota tenant advocacy organization.
  • Legal Aid – Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid offers free civil legal assistance to low-income people facing eviction, housing discrimination, and more.
  • Inquilinxs Unidxs Por Justicia – Nonprofit advocating for renters throughout Minneapolis
  • Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) – Administers public housing for eligible individuals and families in Minneapolis.
  • Volunteer Lawyers Network – Non-profit organization dedicated to connecting Minnesotans experiencing poverty with some of the top private lawyers in the state at no cost.
  • Minnesota Attorney General – Landlord and tenants: Rights and responsibilities.
  • Minnesota Tenant Eviction Complaint Form – If your landlord is asking you to leave during the peacetime emergency, but you would like to continue renting, you can fill out the complaint form at the MN Attorney General’s Office.
  • Neighborhood Organizations – All neighborhoods in the City of Minneapolis are represented by a neighborhood organization. State law gives these organizations the authority to act in protection of your housing rights as a renter.

Neighborhood Resources

Volunteer Shoveling Network
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Transitional Housing

Information on transitional housing and support services offered by local organizations.

  • Transitional Housing – Resource directory and hotline providing support for individuals and families in recovery.
  • Hope Street Shelter – Housing and support for youth and young adults experiencing homelessness.

For Businesses

Information regarding business services from the City of Minneapolis and local community organizations that provide small business assistance.

COVID resources

Information on COVID-19 news, questions and vaccination and testing locations.

Encampment & Houseless Resources

Resources for navigating encampment formation, resources for houseless neighbors and property owners from the City of Minneapolis Homeless Response Team.

Food Shelves & Food Resources

Resources for finding free or discounted food in South Minneapolis. 

City and Government Contact Information

City of Minneapolis

Information on City of Minneapolis Staff and Council Members

Mayor, Jacob Frey
Room 331, City Hall
350 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2100 |

Ward 12 Council Member, Andrew Johnson
Room 307, City Hall
350 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2212 |

Ward 9 Council Member, Jason Chavez
Room 307, City Hall

350 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2209 |

Ward 2 Council Member, Robin Wonsley Worlobah
Room 307, City Hall
350 S. 5th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 673-2202 | 

Minneapolis Parks

Information on Park Board Commissioners for the Greater Longfellow Area. 

District 3 Park & Recreation Board Commissioner, Becky Alper
2117 West River Road N Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-230-6443, Extension 3

District 5 Park & Recreation Board Commission, Steffanie Musich
2117 West River Road N Minneapolis, MN 55411
612-230-6443, Extension 5

City Departments

Hennepin County

Information on County Commissioners and Hennepin County Facilities.

Fourth District County Commissioner, Angela Conley
A-2400 Government Center 300 South 6th Street Minneapolis, MN 55487
612-348-7884 |

Hennepin County Libraries: 

East Lake Library
2727 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 543-8425

State Government

Information on State Representatives. 

District 63A State Representative, Jim Davnie
443 State Office Building St. Paul, MN 55155
651-296-0173 |

District 63 State Senator, Patricia Torres Ray
95 University Avenue W. Minnesota Senate Bldg., Room 2225 St. Paul, MN 55155 651-296-4274 Use Mail Form

County Departments

Longfellow 365, Book 2, 2015