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 If you are experiencing problems with the MINC application, we now have a one stop number for you to contact. Please contact us at the Customer Service Center (CSC).

Toll Free Number:1-866-600-7984
Hours:Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Central Standard Time)

Please be prepared to provide the following information:
  • Management Agent Name
  • Management Agent ID
  • Contact Person
  • Phone Number
  • Description of the Specific Problem

We can assist you with:
  • Transmission issues regarding Payments or Tenant Certifications
  • Rental Assistance Checks
  • Navigating through MINC
  • Waivers for Late Fees and Overages
  • Account Status or Delinquencies
  • Accessing or Releasing Project Worksheets (PWS)
  • Correcting Social Security Numbers

If you have questions about Budget Transmissions, RD Policy or RD-3560 Regulations, please contact your local Servicing Office or State Office.
 If you do not have a Level 2 eAuthentication account and wish to obtain one, visit the eAuthentication website. Click the "Create an Account" link and follow the screens. Upon successful completion of creating an account, please follow the instructions sent in the email.

eAuthentication Help documentation is available from this link:

Includes links/information for:
  • "Forgot your User ID"
  • "Forgot your Password"
  • "Frequently Asked Questions"
 The eAuthentication Help Desk is available 1-800-457-3642, Option 1 or

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