Tri-State HELP

Tri-State HELP (Housing Environment for Living Positively) HOPWA (Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS) is a needs-based program for low-income persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families who live in North Dakota, Montana or South Dakota and need housing assistance and/or related services.

The goals of the program are to provide a stable housing environment and provide access to services such as medical care and recovery and counseling programs.  Funds pay the difference between the actual rent for a unit and 30% of the participant's income.

Eligibility Criteria

  • At least one person in the household must be HIV positive
  • Income cannot exceed 80% of the area median in your county, as determined by HUD, adjusted for household size.

Services Provided

  • Housing Information Services
  • Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA)
  • Short Term Mortgage, Utility Assistance (STRMU)
  • Housing Case Management Services
  • Supportive/Referral Services

Contact Jen at 701-258-2240 for more information.

  • National CAP
  • National Community Action Foundation
  • Community Action Program Legal Services