The Ramsey County Homeownership Preservation Program (RCHPP) assists homeowners at 80% area median income (AMI) or below in suburban Ramsey County (excluding the city of St. Paul) with past due housing payments due to COVID-19 related financial issues. Eligible payments include mortgage, homeownership association (HOA) dues, water bills, homeowner’s insurance and property taxes. Expenses must have occurred after January 23, 2020. Total amount awarded cannot exceed $35,000. Residents can call the Minnesota Homeownership Center for a pre-screening at 651-659-9336 or visit Ramsey County Homeownership Preservation Program - NeighborWorks Home Partners (nwhomepartners.org) for more information and to apply.