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Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
Waiting Lists Opening

ENGLISH
(Hmong coming soon)

AF SOMALI
EN ESPAÑOL

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. 

Metro HRA

Metropolitan Council Housing and Redevelopment Authority

www.WaitlistCheck.com/METRO

The Metro HRA will place 2,000 applicants on the waiting list through a random drawing from all applications received. Metro HRA will award 95% of waiting list placements to applicants who live, work or attend school full-time in the 7-county, Twin Cities metro area (Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington Counties). The remaining 5% of waiting list placements will be awarded to any other applicant.

MPHA

Minneapolis Public Housing Authority

www.WaitlistCheck.com/MPHA

The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority will place 2,000 applicants on the waiting list through a random drawing from all applications received. The housing authority will award 95% of waiting list placements to applicants who live, work, or attend school 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 PHA

St. Paul Public Housing Agency

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. The housing agency will award 95% of waiting list placements to applicants whose head of household or spouse lives, works, or attends school 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.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides rent assistance to households with very low incomes. In order to qualify, annual gross household income cannot exceed: 

  • 1 person: $35,000  
  • 2 persons: $40,000 
  • 3 persons: $45,000 
  • 4 persons: $50,000 
  • 5 persons: $54,000 
  • 6 persons: $58,000 
  • 7 persons: $62,000 
  • 8 persons: $66,000 

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. 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.

Questions?

English: This is important information about how to apply for housing assistance. If you need help understanding this information, please contact MPHA for free language assistance: 612-342-1975

Spanish: Esta es información importante sobre cómo presentar una solicitud para asistencia para la vivienda. Si necesita ayuda para entender esta información, comuníquese con la oficina de MPHA para obtener asistencia gratis en su idioma: 612-342-1975

Somali:Tani waa warbixin muhiim ah ee ku saabsan sida loo codsado kaalmada guriyeynta. Haddii aad u baahantahay caawinta lagu fahmayo warbixintaan, fadlan kala soo xiriir MPHA caawinta luuqada oo bilaash ah: 612-342-1975

Hmong: Nov yog cov ntaub ntawv tseem ceeb uas hais txog kev pab yuav siv nom tswv tej vaj tsev. Caw mus nug ntawm MPHA yuav muaj cov ntxhais lus pab dawb rau koj: 612-342-1975

Oromo:Kun waa’ee attamiin akka mana jireenyaa ummataatiif iyyatamu irratti odeeffannoo barbaachisaadha. Odeeffannoo kana hubachuuf gargaarsa yoo barbaaddan, maaloo deeggarsa afaanii bilisaatiif MPHA qunnamaa: 612-342-1975

Amharic:ይህ ለቤቶች ድጋፍ እንዴት ማመልከት እንደሚቻል ጠቃሚ መረጃ ነው፡፡ ይህን መረጃ ለመረዳት እገዛ የሚያስፈልግዎት ከሆነ፣ እባክዎትን የነጻ ቋንቋ እገዛ ለማግኘት MPHAን ያግኙ: 612-342-1975

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