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Homeowner Resources

The City offers a range of housing programs to meet the needs of homeowners.

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You can find a variety of information by entering your address. You can find out:

  • Property and local amenity information
  • Comprehensive list of your elected officials
  • City service information and employee contacts for your neighborhood

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Homesteading

Homestead applies to properties occupied as primary residences. Homesteading may reduced the property’s classification rate or taxable market value or may qualify you for a property tax refund or a special program.

After you purchase your home come to City Hall and bring a copy of your deed and Certificate of Real Estate Value from closing. Social Security numbers are required for all owners and their spouses.

FAQs about homesteading > 

Get more information or apply for homesteading

Homebuyer resources

Buying a home will likely be the biggest purchase of your life. Here are some resources to help you:

Take a Home Stretch Workshop to learn more about the home buying process

Financial Literacy Classes

Find Homebuyer Assistance through Minnesota Housing

The National Association of Realtors has tips and ideas for first-time homebuyers

Community Action Partnership of Hennepin County  (CAP-HC) provides homeownership services, homebuyer workshops, foreclosure prevention, energy assistance programs and financial counseling

Minnesota Home Ownership Center (HOC, a non-profit provides information and resources aimed at helping Minnesotans begin and maintain homeownership

Contract for deed

Special assessments

Before buying a home have a Pending Special Assessments and Outstanding Balance Search done. This information can be used to identify possible liens on properties that are being sold.

Learn more about special assessments

Selling your home

Brooklyn Park residents selling their home are no longer required to obtain a Point of Sale (POS) Housing Inspection.

Concerned about vacant homes?

The Code Enforcement and Public Health Division monitors vacant properties and will respond to concerns about vacant and foreclosed homes.

Phone and email

Pang Yang
763-493-8070
Email Pang Yang

Trouble paying your mortgage

Act now! Waiting limits your options. Help is available. Residents can find foreclosure help.

Foreclosure Prevention Hotline or 952-933-1993

Minnesota Homeownership Center