Supportive Housing Program, Rental Assistance Program (RAP), Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program (FHPAP), Transitional Housing: BI-CAP owns and/or manages 10 scattered-site transitional housing units throughout Beltrami and Cass Counties. Transitional housing is interim shelter between homelessness and permanent housing for families with children. Utilizing the home visiting model, housing specialists and families work together to overcome barriers, develop skills, and create a permanent housing plan.*** Beltrami County Housing Locator Program: The Housing Locator program works with Serious Mentally Ill individuals who are referred by Beltrami County caseworkers. The Housing Locator works closely with participants to secure housing and assists the client to locate units and work with landlords.*** Emergency Solutions Grant-Rapid Rehousing (ESG-RR): A program funded through MN Department of Human Services designed to get people into housing as soon as possible with minimal time spent homeless. The program provides for short to medium term rental assistance and accompanying case management to address barriers, identify goals and work toward housing stability. Available to those at or below 30% Area Median Income. Tenants must pay 30% of their income toward rent.***HUD Cass County Scattered-Site Rapid Rehousing: Available for homeless families and individuals. Participants in this program find affordable units on the open market and pay 30% of their income towards rent. Services include case management for up to 24 months to address barriers to housing stability.***DHS Long Term Homeless Services Grant: BI-CAP is one of six partners (five Community Action Agencies, and Evergreen Youth & Family Services) implementing the DHS Service Grant. Service dollars are available to households who are experiencing long-term homelessness by MN State definition. To qualify, participants must have experienced one year of consecutive homelessness or have experienced four
shelter for women and children.