Resources & Links

Energy Smart Program 

Energy Smart is a program of Minnesota Waste Wise, a non-profit affiliate of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. There mission is to help businesses save money through energy efficiency. Energy Smart offers programs and rebates. All services are at no cost and available to businesses in Minnesota. Services include: business site visits to identify energy saving opportunities, phone consultations, financial incentive and utility program information research on efficiency opportunities Energy Star building benchmarking assistance. Energy Smart is able to give free energy audits to local businesses because of a grant they received through the Office of Energy Security that was made possible through Conservation Improvement Programs (CIP) funds from municipal utilities.


The mission of HousingLink is "to improve people's lives through information expanding their affordable rental choices." To accomplish this they manage hList. hList is an online service where anyone can search for affordable rental housing vacancies and waiting list openings in Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin
Cities suburbs, and throughout all of Minnesota. 

Minnesota Housing

Minnesota Housing offers products and services to help Minnesotans buy and fix up their homes and to stabilize neighborhoods, communities, and families. It also supports the development and preservation of affordable rental housing through both financing and long term asset management. It has pioneered a successful model for supportive housing that helps stabilize the lives of some of the state’s most vulnerable citizens.

North St. Paul Electric Utility Residential Home Rebate Programs

The Rebate Program is for residential and commercial customers receiving electric service from a local municipal electric utility that is a participating member of the Minnesota Municipal Power Association (MMPA). All rebate forms are included below or available at City Hall. Please note your rebate will be included as a credit on your utility bill. Residents are eligible for rebates when they purchase qualified CFL bulbs in single or multi-packs and install them in a home that receives electric service from that local municipal utility.

Transportation Guide for Seniors

As people age, it is important to acknowledge that there are inevitable changes in vision, reflexes and other aspects that can affect the ability to operate an automobile. The Comprehensive Guide on Transportation for Seniors provides some alternative options for those that are making a partial or full transition.

Senior Housing Guide

The Twin Cities Senior Housing Guide offers information on resources and services that can help you remain in your home or research future housing opportunities. It also helps caregivers assist seniors who are considering a move. A division of Housing Sense, whose mission is to help older adults, their families, and professionals make sense of housing options and other resources. The guide helps clarify all current senior housing options with accurate, up-to-date information.