The City offers a range of housing programs to meet the needs of homeowners.
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- Property and local amenity information
- Comprehensive list of your elected officials
- City service information and employee contacts for your neighborhood
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, complete the online application at www.hennepin.us/homestead. You will also be required to provide a copy of your deed and Certificate of Real Estate Value from closing. Social Security numbers are required for all owners and their spouses.
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
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
Not sure where to begin with your home improvement projects? The City of Brooklyn Park is dedicated to assisting homeowners. Learn more about our home improvement loan programs here.
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.
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
Email Pang Yang
Trouble paying your mortgage
Act now! Waiting limits your options. Help is available. Residents can find foreclosure help.