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Housing Programs
Community Development Department

6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy.
Brooklyn Center, MN  55430

Ph: (763) 569-3335
Fx: (763) 569-3360

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ensuring neighborhoods are safe and attractive is a high priority goal for the City. Several programs and activities are in place to address this goal from maintaining the housing stock to helping reoccupy vacant housing with responsible homeowners.
Loan Programs
The City of Brooklyn Center and Center for Energy and Environment offers multiple low-interest loan programs. These  home improvement funds for owner-occupied properties. 

Assistance Programs
The Community Emergency Assistance Program (CEAP) is a community-based charity that partners with other resources to assist people in need in the Twin Cities.

Some of CEAP's assistance programs include:
  • Food Assistance
  • Financial Assistance
  • Clothing Closet
  • Transportation Assistance
  • Meals on Wheels

More information about CEAP's services can be found here.

Senior Community Services offers the Household & Outside Maintenance for Elderly (HOME) program. The HOME program provides low cost services to help seniors (60 and older) continue to live independently in their own homes.

More information about the HOME program can be found here.

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services helps pay home heating costs and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.

More information about the EAP can be found here.

Home Repair Resources and to apply for assistance from Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Home Energy Squad program through the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE).

Information flyer here

Habitat for Humanity
Benefits of buying with Habitat

Affordable mortgages available through TCHFH Lending, Inc.
No down payment, no mortgage insurance
Eligible credit scores: 620+ preferred (580 minimum with financial coaching)
30-year mortgage with 3.0% fixed interest rate for the term of the mortgage*
Affordable mortgage payments at or below 30% of your income
Closing cost grants
One-on-one financial coaching
Home buyer education courses (required)
Closing cost and affordability assistance options available
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