Douglas County HRA
PO 965 Alexandria, MN 56308

320-762-2954

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Douglas County HRA administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 28 affordable rental units. It also administers 245 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Douglas County HRA is determined to be a Very Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 1 - 49 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Small, meaning it administers 50 - 249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Douglas County HRA between Public Housing Units (10%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (90%) to that of all housing authorities in MN, Douglas County HRA has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in MN.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Douglas County HRA manages one rental property which has an inspection score of 96. To be a passing score, a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. Douglas County has a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Total Tenant Payment Percentages What is Total Tenant Payment?

Tenants in public housing pay rent based on their income. Generally, the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) is 30% of the tenant’s adjusted income. Douglas County HRA owns and manages 28 public housing units in 1 properties.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for Douglas County HRA is $375.00 compared to the state average of $0.00.

The Average Total Tenant Payment for the state of MN ranges from a low of $0.00 to a high of $0.00.

Source Resident Characteristics Report (hud.gov, 2013)

Waiting List Status:


The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Public Housing Projects

28

Public Housing Units

245

Section 8 Vouchers

Very Small (1 - 49)

Public Housing Size

Small (50 - 249)

Section 8 Size

Combined

Program Type

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