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Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Low-Rent Public Housing

2117 Campus Dr SE, Ste 300, Rochester, MN, 55904

Distance: 1002 Miles

(507) 328-7150


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

Additional Information

Provides rental assistance and Section 8 payments

Programs include:
* Low income public housing - manages 110 housing units
* Transitional Rental Assistance Program - serves underserved populations such as single family heads of household with at least one minor child, and households of color whose income is below 30% of median income, with priority given to families who are homeless and near homeless
* Housing Opportunity Program - income based housing for low income people with a disability. All clients referred by Zumbro Valley Mental Health Center.


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).

Income guidelines - 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

Area Served

Olmsted County


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 328-7150
FAX (507) 328-7959

Last Update


Other Locations

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