How can I get help from HUD during the COVID-19 pandemic?
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, HUD has adjusted its normal operations. To ensure you receive a timely response, it is recommended to contact HUD by email or phone, (701) 239-5136. If leaving a voicemail, please include your name, address, contact number, and a detailed description of your needs.
Please see the table below to find the best contact to address your needs.
|What issues are you facing?||Where to get help|
|Experiencing homelessness||In North Dakota, dial 2-1-1. You can also go online at https://myfirstlink.org/
Local Homeless Service Provider (Continuum of Care)
|Help with paying rent||Go to Rental Help: North Dakota
Contact North Dakota Human Services, (701) 328-2332 (statewide)
|Need affordable rental housing||Use the HUD Resource Locator to search for HUD-assisted and affordable housing options, go to HUD’s Rental Help: North Dakota|
|Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)||Contact your local Public Housing Agency|
|Public Housing||Contact your local Public Housing Agency|
|Housing discrimination (based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, or disability)||High Plains Fair Housing (statewide)
ND Department of Labor (statewide)
HUD toll-free (800) 877-7353 or (303) 672-5437
|Issues with landlord or tenant||Go to Rental Help: North Dakota page
Contact Legal Services of ND , under age 60 call 1-800-634-5263 (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday between 9am-3pm CST)
Age 60+ call toll-free 1-866-621-9886 (Monday-Thursday between 8am-5pm CST, Friday between 8am-2pm CST)
|FHA-insured mortgages, HUD homes, refinancing, liens, HUD-1 settlement statements, etc.||FHA Resource Center at (800) 225-5342 or email: email@example.com|
|Payoff requests||Use the SMART Integrated Portal to make a request and begin the subordination process (see SMART FAQs & Resources).|
|FHA Single Family Secretary-held Portfolio Subordinate Mortgages and Home Equity Conversion Mortgages||Contact a Secretary-Held Mortgage Servicing Contractor.|
|Homeownership||Contact a HUD approved housing counseling agency|
|Foreclosure||Contact a HUD approved housing counseling agency
Go to Avoiding Foreclosure
Go to Homeownership Assistance Page
|Home repairs||Go to: Home Repairs-North Dakota|
|Need help with utility bills||Go to Make Your Home Energy Efficient for utility bill assistance, weatherization sources and more
Go to Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program
For general questions about HUD or its programs call or email us.
Fargo Field Office
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Physical Address: 657 2nd Avenue North
Third Floor, Room 366
Fargo, North Dakota 58102
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2483
Fargo, North Dakota 58108-2483
Phone: (701) 239-5136
Email: Customer Service
Fax: (701) 239-5249
TTY: (800) 877-8339 or dial 7-1-1 (Not available in all areas.)
Jurisdiction: State of North Dakota
Joel Manske, Field Office Director
Office of the Field Office Director
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday
Across the country, HUD is organized into ten regions, each with an administrator. Region VIII is under the leadership of Dominique Jackson, Regional Administrator.
Region VIII jurisdiction: Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming