Landlords looking to rent to someone who has a history of homelessness can become a Housing Support (formerly known as Group Residential Housing) site.
For more information about how to begin this process, email Ramsey County's Housing Support Planner, Amy Blair.
Housing Stabilization Services:
A new Medicaid benefit available as of July 20, 2020 to help people with disabilities and seniors find and keep housing. Goals of Housing Stabilization Services (HSS): support an individual's transition to housing; increase long-term stability in houisng; and avoid future periods of homelessness or institutionalization. HSS funds transition (helps people plan for, find and move into housing) services and sustaining (supports a person to maintain living in their home) services. To be eligible for services, a medical assistance recipient who is 18 years old or older and has a disability or disabling condition, houisng instability, and need for services due to limitations caused by the individual's disability.
To access services: Individuals must have a MNChoice Assessment completed or contact a qualified professional to complete the PSN (Professional Statement of Need) form:
- Request a MnCHOICES intake assessment by filling out the online MnCHOICES Referral Form or by calling 651-266-3613.
- Find a qualified professional to complete the PSN: https://edocs.dhs.state.mn.us/lfserver/Public/DHS-7122-ENG