What We Do

Program Administration:

The HousingResource Center provides homeowners with numerous home improvement loans including, but not limited to:

  • A number of different different NRP (Neighborhood Revitalization Program) loan programs in Minneapolis
  • A number of Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Fix Up Fund Loan Program
  • Assisting Homeowners through the loan application and disbursement process
  • Assisting homeowners in finding the best program to fit their needs including collaborating with other agency programs

Construction Management:

The HousingResource Center provides free construction consultations to residents of participating communities. These services include:

  • Information on construction, building codes and permits
  • Site visits with homeowners regarding home improvements
  • A written scope of work or a list of work for contractors to bid from
  • Assistance in reviewing contractor bids, proposals and estimates
  • Assisting homeowners during the construction process

Housing Information:

We provide information on a variety of housing related topics. They include:

  • Home Maintenance and Safety Topics
  • Home Improvement Financing
  • First Time Homebuyer Classes
  • Limited Rental Information
  • Mortgage Foreclosure Prevention Programs
  • Energy Assistance Programs
  • Purchase and Rehabilitation Mortgages

Assistance is provided at no cost.