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Housing Resources

 Resources to help you find and secure safe, affordable housing.

You don't need to navigate this alone. Anoka-Ramsey Community College Counselors are available to meet with students who need assistance with mental health or basic needs issues.

Make an appointment with ARCC Counselors

Behind on your Rent?


Help is available. If you are behind on rent, RentHelpMN can help with past due rent, utilities and upcoming rent. Eligible individuals may qualify for assistance from as far back as March 2020.

To apply for RentHelpMN, visit renthelpmn.org or call 211. The 211 helpline has dedicated multilingual staff available to answer questions about RentHelpMN, 8 am to 8 pm Monday through Saturday.

Find resources for:

Emergency Housing for Adults
General Housing Resources

Emergency Housing for Adults

Family Promise in Anoka County

Learn more online.

Higher Ground Saint Paul Shelter

Learn more online.

Salvation Army

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Sharing & Caring Hands

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Stepping Stone in Anoka County

Learn more online.

Union Gospel Mission

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General Housing Resources

The Bridge for Youth

The Bridge for Youth provides runaway and homeless youth with safe shelter, assists in the prevention and resolution of family conflicts, and reunifies families whenever possible.

Learn more online or call (612) 230-6601 or (612) 377-8800.

Hope 4 Youth

Housing help and drop-in centers. 24-Hour crisis line.

Learn more online or call (612) 849-2561.

HousingLink

Search for affordable apartments, houses, duplexes, townhomes or condos.

Learn more online or call (612) 522-2500.

Lakes and Pines

Lakes and Pines can offer emergency housing assistance to individuals and families experiencing a housing crisis which can be the result of the following conditions:

  • Eviction
  • Foreclosure
  • Domestic Violence
  • Natural Disaster
  • Injury or Illness
  • Job Loss
  • Poor Credit History
  • Criminal History
  • Mental Illness

Learn more online or call (320) 679-1800 or 1-800-832-6082.

Minnesota Commerce Department Energy Assistance Program

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.

Learn more online.

Minnesota Housing

Housing is the foundation for success, so they collaborate with individuals, communities and partners to create, preserve and finance housing that is affordable.

As the state's housing finance agency, they know housing that is affordable is an essential part of your community's infrastructure and the foundation for success for all Minnesotans. From helping families buy and fix up their homes to supporting local workforce housing needs, they'll work with you to provide opportunities across the housing continuum in your community. Talk to us about:

Learn more online

New Pathways

New Pathways support basic needs for people include: meals, a safe, warm place to sleep, and skills and resources necessary to find and maintain housing.

Learn more online or call (866) 274-2610.

A Place for You

A Place For You is a transitional shelter that serves as a safe place for people in distress. We provide for basic needs and offer guidance and resources that give life changing alternatives to residents while respecting the potential and dignity inherent in each individual.

Learn more online or call (320) 438-7070

Project for Pride in Living

This list includes contact information and qualifications for several emergency housing assistance programs in the metro area.

Learn more online or call (612) 455-5100.

Rental Resources

The following rental options are not affiliated with Anoka-Ramsey Community College. This information is provided for informational purposes only as a service to our students.

Apartments for Rent in Coon Rapids

Add a Rental Space to Local Listings

Apartment List

Affordable Housing Online

RENTCafe

Rent To Own Labs

Contact Joyce Traczyk with questions.

YMCA Youth Intervention Resource Line

Youth and Family Services offers supportive services to young people experiencing barriers as a result of homelessness, or involvement in the foster care or juvenile justice systems.

Learn more online or call (763) 493-3052.

YouthLink

Connects youth to a community of resources and help them discover pathways that get them where they want to go.

Learn more online or call (612) 252-1200.

Youth Services Network of MN

A collaborative resource to find a shelter, see locations that have available space, and get help.

Learn more online.

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