Emergency Assistance

Small Business Emergency Grant

HAP is providing emergency relief funds to business owners with year-round lease agreements within either Hmong Town Market, Hmong Village, or Century Plaza. Seasonal vendors in the shopping centers and small business located outside of these shopping centers are ineligible. Many of these vendors have reopened and/or reopening. This grant will help vendors with the impact of COVID-19. 

Funding for the HAP Small Business Emergency Grant is provided by the Minnesota Council of Foundation’s Minnesota Disaster Recovery Fund for Coronavirus. For more information about the funding source, please visit: https://mcf.org/minnesota-disaster-recovery-fund-coronavirus

To learn more of the grant and FAQs – click here.


If you are experiencing a financial hardship and have past-due rent because of the pandemic, RentHelpMN may be your answer. HAP has partnered with Minnesota Housing to help clients struggling to pay their rent and utility bills because of the pandemic. COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance is available to provide financial assistance to Minnesotans for up to 15 months.

Find out if you are eligible: Must say YES to all four questions to apply.

  • Are you a renter living in Minnesota?
  • Are you qualified for unemployment insurance or have you been negatively impacted by COVID-19 in any way?
  • Do you know the annual income for all adults in your household?
  • Do you have past-due rent?

RentHelpMN fillable form:
English – Click here
Hmong – Click here

We care about getting you the help you need, when you need it most. Reach out to a HAP Housing Navigator for assistance: call 651-304-6236 or email askHAP@hmong.org.