Find rent help in Scott County Minnesota.

Low income tenants and people facing eviction can get emergency rent help. There are a few organizations in the Scott County Minnesota that may be able to provide one time financial assistance or refer clients to other agencies. The places to try, ranging from Charites to churches or government offices, are listed below, but note any grants, loans, or funds for paying rent, utilities or security deposits are limited.

The leading agency in Scott County is the government. However there are also some housing programs for Native Americans in the region too. In addition to that, there are short term loan programs, shelters, and some charities to try to apply at as well. Find help with paying for your apartment or house as well as other housing/rent programs below.

Three-Sixty (360) Communities Community Action – Crisis programs
Location is 712 Canterbury Road South
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
Main number is (952) 496-2125
Funding is limited. But the agency may be able to offer cash grants of maybe hundreds of dollars. The money can pay for rent, mortgages, utilities, or a security deposit. The grants, from the government, are for paying housing costs. Job training, credit counseling, debt reduction, and other services are arranged in addition to the emergency rental assistance.

Intercongregation Communities Association
Main address is 12990 Saint Davids Rd
Minnetonka, MN 55305
(952) 938-0729
The charity known as ICA can offer emergency financial aid to stop evictions, power loss, or address housing issues.

 

 

 

 

Scott County Health and Human Services
Address is Scott County WorkForce Center 752 Canterbury Rd S
Shakopee, MN, 55379-1840
Telephone - (952) 496-8686
They administer the state and federal Emergency General Assistance (EGA). The funds address health and safety needs, which can include rent, medications, mortgages, and other bills. It is also a form of homeless prevention and rapid rehousing as well as public assistance in Minnesota.

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Location is 2330 Sioux Trl NW
Prior Lake, MN, 55372-9077
Applicants need to be Native Americans Living in Scott County. Dial (952) 496-6168
Cash can pay for motels, rent or security deposits, and more. There are also referrals to churches, charities, and non-profits in Scott County.

Salvation Army – Montgomery and Scott County
Main address is 105 3rd Street NW
Montgomery, Minnesota, 56069-1012
For information, call (507) 364-7321
Programs range from homeless shelters to transitional housing, rent money (in limited qualities when available), loans, furniture, and more.

Scott County CDA
323 South Naumkeag
Shakopee, Minnesota 55379
Telephone: (952) 402-9022
They focus on Equal Housing Opportunity, which includes HUD section 8 vouchers as well as free legal help to stop evictions or foreclosures.

By Jon McNamara

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