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Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Housing Choice Voucher

2117 Campus Dr SE, Ste 300, Rochester, MN, 55904-4825

Distance: 433 Miles

(507) 328-7150


Service Details


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 online

Additional Information

The Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program provides long-term case management, supportive services and permanent housing support for chronically homeless Veterans. The Housing and Urban Development/VA Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program seeks to serve the neediest, most vulnerable homeless Veterans. A key component of the program is Veterans Affairs case management services designed to improve the Veteran's physical and mental health and enhance the veteran's ability to live in safe and affordable housing. Olmsted County Housing and Redevelopment Authority administers ten HUD-VASH vouchers.


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

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

Olmsted County


Phone Numbers

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

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