Affordable rental housing in Bloomington

Emergency Housing Assistance Application

If you live in Hennepin County and have lost income due to COVID-19, help may be available to you to cover current and past due housing costs such as rent, mortgage payments, and utilities.

The State of Minnesota is also offering emergency housing assistance, however, more funding is available to low-income households living in Hennepin County. Hennepin County residents are strongly encouraged to first visit to learn which program will best meet your needs.

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COVID-19 Housing

  • Housing Resources for Residents Impacted by COVID-19 - A list of recourses including funding opportunities for those experiencing housing and homelessness impacts due to COVID-19.
  • VEAP Emergency Rental Assistance - Rental assistance for individuals and families in Bloomington, Richfield and Edina. Call 952-888-9616 for an appointment. Do not come in; leave a message on the answering machine. Preference to people who are not eligible for unemployment benefits or other food and income assistance through the county.
  • HOME Line - Frequently asked questions about Executive Order 20-14 suspending eviction.
  • HousingLink - Information on the impact of COVID-10 for renters.
  • Minnesota Housing - Information on COVID-19 for those in affordable housing.
  • Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) - Latest information about COVID-19 for providers of housing services, partners and people served by DHS.
  • Oasis for Youth - By appointment only; call first. Services for youth experiencing homelessness including rental supports, a COVID-19 kit and a clothing closet.
  • TPI Hospitality, the state's largest hotel company, is opening our doors to the local communities, providing hotel rooms at cost as a service to our friends and neighbors in MN. This service is specifically meant to assist in limiting the potential spread of COVID-19 by providing community members with separate accommodations from a family member who is self-quarantining.

Bloomington Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Housing Choice Voucher Rent Assistance Program helps very low-income households with rent payments. The waiting list for the Bloomington Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) is currently CLOSED. 

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Subsidized Housing

Here is a quick overview of reduced rent programs offered around the Metro. 

Find out more about why the City of Bloomington supports the creation and preservation of affordable housing.

Other Opportunities 

Singles and families

  • Blooming Glen Townhomes, 724 Southglen Drive, PH: 952-888-6350.
  • Bloomington Family Townhomes, 4810-4840 Nord Drive, PH: 952-920-6113.
  • Highlands Apartments, 5200 W. 98th St., PH: 952-830-1900.
  • Lyndale Townhomes, 8564 Lyndale Ave., PH: 952-746-7733.
  • 108 Place, 4050 W. 108th St., PH: 612-844-1138.
  • Penn Place Apartments, 10041 Penn Ave., PH: 952-888-7732.
  • Southview Estates, 8901 Aldrich Ave., PH: 952-698-3013.
  • Sumter Lane Townhomes, 10568 Sumter Lane, PH: 952-829-7271.
  • Tealwood Apartments, 9900 Briar Rd., PH: 952-897-1085.
  • The Crossings at Valley View, 8735 Portland Ave. S., PH: 952-303-5559.
  • The Fenley, 8051 33rd Ave. S., PH: 952-378-1500.


People with disabilities only

  • Henry Court I and II, 8650 Aldrich Ave. S., PH: 651-645-7271.
  • LW Fraser Independent Living, 10337 Lyndale Ave. S., PH: 612-861-1688.
  • NHHI/ASI Bloomington Supportive Housing, 9500 Lyndale Ave. S., PH: 651-639-9799.
  • Tasks Unlimited-Bloomington Lodge, 8230 13th Ave. S., PH: 612-871-3320.
  • The Meadows at Oxboro, 401 W. 95th St., PH: 651-639-9799.

Outside of Bloomington