The Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority (Metro HRA), the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, and the St. Paul Public Housing Agency will be accepting online applications for the section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Online Applications will be available:
8:00 AM Wednesday June 12th 2019 through 12:00 PM Tuesday, June 18th 2019
Apply to each waiting list separately. Apply any time during the open period - applications must be submitted online by 12:00 PM, Tuesday, June 18th 2019. There is no advantage of applying early. To complete the applications (24 hours a day during the noted time period) visit the following websites:
The MPHA will place 2,000 applicants on the waiting list through a random drawing from all applications received. Minneapolis Public Housing Authority will award 95% of waiting list placements to applicants who live, work, or attend school full-time in Minneapolis. The remaining 5% of waiting list placements will be awarded to any other applicant. The residency preference does not have the purpose or effect of delaying or otherwise denying admission based on race, color, ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, or age of any member of the applicant family.
St. Paul: www.waitlistcheck.com/STPAUL
The St. Paul Public Housing Agency will place 3,500 applicants on the waiting list through a random drawing from all applications received. ST. Paul PHA will award 95% of waiting list placements to applicants who live, work, or attend school full-time in St. Paul, or to applicants who have been deemed “homeless” through Ramsey County’s Coordinated Entry System. The remaining 5% of waiting list placements will be awarded to any other applicant.
Plus: The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance to households with very low income. In order to qualify, annual gross household income cannot exceed:
1 persons: $35,000
2 persons: $40,000
3 persons: $45,000
4 persons: $50,000
5 persons: $54,000
Applications will not be available in the agency offices, and fax or e-mail requests will not be accepted. Applicants may use any computer, tablet or smart-phone to apply, including free computers at public libraries and at the housing authority, if available. Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation, free language assistance, or who require this information in an alternative format are encouraged to submit a request to any of the agencies in advance of the waiting list opening. Translation will be available in 60 different languages.
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