The South Central Supportive Housing Initiative, through a partnership with Hearth Connection, is able to provide subsidies through several different funding sources.
•Continuum of Care (CoC) rental assistance subsidies may be available for persons who meet the definition of “Chronically Homeless.”
•Minnesota Housing Finance Agency rental assistance subsidies may be available for persons who meet the definition of “Long-Term Homeless.”
•All of the rental assistance subsidies are similar to Section 8. They are based on 30% of a household’s income and all rental units must pass a Housing Quality Standards Inspection. An annual recertification process is performed to assure that all guidelines continue to be met (including, but not limited to income review and housing inspection).
•All rental assistance subsidies provided through the South Central Supportive Housing Initiative require cooperation with case management services.
Housing Support - LTH is not a subsidy, rather a state-funded program that provides help with housing costs for eligible participants. Housing Support funds may pay rent, utilities, household needs, and, under some circumstances, food and/or services for individuals enrolled in the program.