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Albert Lea Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Housing Choice Voucher

800 S 4th Ave, Albert Lea, MN, 56007-1922

Distance: 882 Miles

(507) 377-4375

Website

https://albertleahra.com/programs-2

Service Details

Description

Government-funded program (also known as Section 8 vouchers) that provides rental assistance to eligible seniors, singles, families, and persons with disabilities to secure affordable housing. This Housing Authority agency accepts applications to the program and issues the vouchers to qualified applicants. This agency also makes the approved rental subsidy payment to the landlord. Participants will pay approximately 30% of their income for rent and are able to take the voucher with them if they move.


Additional information can be found at: https://www.housinglink.org/SubsidizedHousing


Additional Information

Provides up to 155 units of Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) assistance (depending on available federal funding). They have a written agreement with Freeborn County that allows the use of the HCV Program throughout the county. The HCV Program provides rental assistance payments to a private landlord on behalf of an eligible family, with the family portion of the rent based on 30% of adjusted monthly income.


Eligibility

Housing Choice Vouchers are limited to low-income families and individuals. Your eligibility is based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.


Applicants must meet income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Income guidelines are online at: https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il.html


Application Instructions

Contact the Housing Authority where you want to live to get on a Section 8 Voucher waiting list. Waiting lists for vouchers are often long or closed.


If you have trouble reaching the Housing Authority, you may also contact the local Housing and Urban Development Field Office:
Minneapolis Field Office
International Centre
920 Second Avenue South, Suite 1300
Minneapolis, MN 55402-4012
Phone: (612) 370-3000
Fax: (612) 370-3220
TTY: (612) 370-3186


Area Served

Freeborn County


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 377-4375
FAX (507) 373-0991

Last Update

7/2/2019

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