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Worthington Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Housing Choice Voucher

819 10th St, Worthington, MN, 56187

(507) 376-3655

Website

https://www.worthingtonhra.com

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 on the HousingLink website.


Additional Information

Units are selected by the resident from the private market:
* Subsidy moves with the residents
* The Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) pays the balance of the rent directly to the landlord


Features

  • Area Served by County
    • Cottonwood County 
    • Jackson County 
    • Lincoln County 
    • Lyon County 
    • Murray County 
    • Nobles County 
    • Redwood County 
  • Specialization
    • Disabilities 
    • Family 
    • Older adults 
    • People with low 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).


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Eligibility is based on income. Low Rent Public Housing serves residents of the City of Worthington.


Serves Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles and Redwood Counties.


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
212 Third Avenue South, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 370-3000
Fax: (612) 370-3218
TTY: (612) 370-3186


Fees

Rent is based on 30% of income minus allowable deductions.


Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday


Area Served

Section 8 Program serves Cottonwood, Jackson, Lincoln, Lyon, Murray, Nobles and Redwood counties


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 376-3655

Last Update

4/17/2024

Other Locations

This provider does not offer this service at other locations.

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