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Becker County Housing

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Low-Rent Public Housing

712 Minnesota Ave, Detroit Lakes, MN, 56501

(218) 847-5641


Service Details


This agency manages and operates the local public affordable housing program to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high-rise apartments for seniors.

Additional information can be found online on the HousingLink website.

Additional Information

Becker County Housing Programs are administered by Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation

There are 25 homes, which are scattered site Publicly Owned Subsidized Housing, all of which are income restricted.


  • Area Served by County
    • Becker County 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low income 


Public housing is 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. If you are eligible, the Housing Authority will check your references to make sure you and your family will be good tenants.

Applicants must meet income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Check with your local office for specific income limits.

Application Instructions

Contact the Housing Authority where you want to live to apply for public housing. Waiting lists for public housing can often be long or closed.

If you have trouble contacting the Housing Authority, contact the local Housing and Urban Development Field Office at:
Minneapolis Field Office
212 Third Avenue South, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 370-3000
Fax: (612) 370-3218
TTY: (612) 370-3186

Business Hours

8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

Becker County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 847-5641

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Other Locations

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