Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Elbow Lake, Minnesota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of January 29th, 2020, Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority serves Grant County.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
Open Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Waiting Lists
Open Until Further Notice:
Public Housing Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List
The Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
(GCHRA) is currently accepting
Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.
The GCHRA offers one Public Housing community with 80 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.
There are two ways to apply:
- Visit the GCHRA to pick up a pre-application, located at 10 2nd St. NE, Elbow Lake, MN 56531, during normal office hours.
- Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling 218-685-8240 during normal office hours.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.
Be sure to include these documents with the pre-application: Social Security Cards, birth certificates, proof of all income, photo IDs for all adult household members, and the background check must be notarized.
No preferences were noted.
For more information, the GCHRA can be reached by calling (218) 685-8240 during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (218)685-8240.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 08/28/2015.
About Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Representatives of Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority may be available by phone at (218) 685-8240. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority manages 0 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 23% having issued approximately 2 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of -1 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.4 persons and has a household income of $12,073 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 14% of households had wages as a major source of income, 11% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
9% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 37% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 14% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 40% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
22% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 23% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.
0% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 48% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 21% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
69% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 3% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $262 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $296. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $56.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.
Public Housing Apartments Operated by Grant County Housing and Redevelopment Authority
1014 1st St NE
Elbow Lake, MN