City of Mankato Economic Development Authority

This housing agency serves Blue Earth County, Minnesota.

Waiting List
Closed: Blue Earth County, Minnesota Limited Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: City of Mankato Economic Development Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Blue Earth County, Minnesota Limited Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Mankato and Blue Earth County Economic Development Authorities (EDA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one year from April 8, 2019 until April 8, 2020.There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.                                 

This waiting list had the following preferences: head of households or spouse/co-heads who live, work, or attend school in Blue Earth County, non-elderly disabled households who live, work, or attend school in Blue Earth, Brown, Dodge, Faribault, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, LeSueur, Martin, Mower, Nicollet, Olmsted, Rice, Sibley, Steele, Wabasha, Waseca, Watonwan, or Winona Counties of Southeast Minnesota, applicants with veteran status based on DD-214 discharge papers showing previous service, or at least 181 consecutive dates, or by reason of disability incurred while on active duty, applicant being displaced due to natural disaster or government action, applicant is being displaced due to domestic violence.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the EDA website.

Open Until Further Notice: City of Mankato Economic Development Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The City of Mankato and Blue Earth County Economic Development Authorities (EDA) waiting list for Public Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least April, 2019, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

Please note: As of March 19, 2020 a representative from the EDA stated that the wait time for this waiting list is estimated to be 1 to 2 years.

For more information, visit the EDA website.

About The Agency

City of Mankato Economic Development Authority provides affordable housing for up to 637 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:30am-4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am-4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am-4:30pm
Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

10 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN

Visit Website(507) 387-8600

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority?

City of Mankato Economic Development Authority serves 563 low-income households. The agency manages 570 Housing Choice Vouchers and 170 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 69 percent of households served by City of Mankato Economic Development Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 91 percent of City of Mankato Economic Development Authority households.

How many City of Mankato Economic Development Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 163 households and make up 29 percent of households served by City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority?

There are 416 female-headed renter households living in City of Mankato Economic Development Authority housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among City of Mankato Economic Development Authority renters?

Black 186
Native American 11
Asian-Pacific Islander 11
White 332
Hispanic 23

How many senior-headed renter households are served by City of Mankato Economic Development Authority?

There are 135 households headed by seniors served by the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority. Senior households are 24% of households in City of Mankato Economic Development Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in City of Mankato Economic Development Authority housing?

There are 163 persons with disabilities living in City of Mankato Economic Development Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 29% of households served by the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the City of Mankato Economic Development Authority?

The City of Mankato Economic Development Authority is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does City of Mankato Economic Development Authority open new waiting lists?

City of Mankato Economic Development Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on April 8, 2019 and closed on April 8, 2020.

Public Housing Communities Managed by City of Mankato Economic Development Authority

Breckenridge Townhomes

100 Breckenridge Path, Eagle Lake, Minnesota 56024

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Orness Plaza and Scattered Family Site

900 Hope St, Mankato, Minnesota 56001

payment Subsidized