Finding a home
Once you've decided on a type of housing, you can begin to search for openings or places for sale.
To get started, you might look online or check ads in community bulletin boards or the local newspaper. You can also get recommendations from people you know or work with organizations that help people find housing. If you're interested in buying a place, you'll likely need to work with a real estate agent.
As you're comparing various places, ask yourself:
- Is it within my budget? When you look at a specific place, be careful to keep your budget in mind.
- Is it convenient? You might look for a place that's close to work, transportation options or your friends and family.
- Do I like it? Think about where you'll feel comfortable living — the area, neighborhood or building.
Renting a place: The basics | Housing Benefits 101
Condos and co-ops: The basics | Housing Benefits 101
Owning a home: The basics | Housing Benefits 101
Available places in the Twin Cities | HousingLink
How the Hub can help
The Hub team can help you:
- Find an appropriate place to live
- Connect to housing resources
- Plan next steps