Helpful Community Information - COVID-19
With the various closures/executive orders related to the current COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak we’d like to try to share information that may be useful to residents and businesses during this uncertain time.
Information for businesses – information about the Small Business Administration (SBA) loans, Center for Disease Control (CDC) Business Guidance, Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (MN DEED) information and resources, etc.
HOUSING RESOURCES: COVID-19
We realize the COVID-19 pandemic has caused tremendous hardship on households especially when it comes to the ability to pay for most household’s largest bill each month, rent or mortgage.
Help for Homeowners
If you are having trouble paying your mortgage, contact your lender right away.
You may have heard that some lenders are suspending foreclosures, but you should talk to your lender and a counselor to make sure you understand your circumstances.
The Scott County CDA is here to help with free, unbiased, confidential foreclosure counseling. Counselors are working remotely and will be able to talk to you via phone and email.
If you have questions regarding the CARES Act and mortgage forebearance, this YouTube video may be informational to you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=br5EPugsnLs&feature=emb_title
Help for Renters
Keep paying your rent if you are able.
If you are having trouble paying your rent, contact your landlord right away.
Short-term rent assistance through Family Homelessness Prevention Program may be available at Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency or calling 952.496.2125 option 4
Governor Walz Executive Order 20-14 Suspending Evictions and Writs of Recovery
Governor Walz announced Executive Order Suspending Evictions and Writs of Recovery during the COVID-19 Peacetime Emergency on March 25, 2020.
Additional information regarding this order can be found on Minnesota Housing’s webpage
Additional Resources for Households