Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin

This housing agency serves Austin, Minnesota.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin (HRAA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.The HRAA offers three Public Housing communities with 361 units for families and senior/disabled households, ranging in size from 1 to 4 bedrooms.There are two ways to apply: 

  1. Visit the HRAA to pick up a pre-application, located at 308 2nd Avenue NE, Austin, MN 55912, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (507) 433-1866 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: A copy of Social Security cards, ID/immigration card for all adult household members.Preferences for: Elderly individuals.For more information, visit the HRAA website, or call the office at (507) 433-1866.

About The Agency

Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin provides affordable housing for up to 538 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

308 2nd Avenue Northeast, Austin, MN

Visit Website(507) 433-1866

Section 8 Application Checklist

file_download Download

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 Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin?

Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin serves 519 low-income households. The agency manages 195 Housing Choice Vouchers and 346 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 66 percent of households served by Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 89 percent of Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin households.

How many Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin residents are employed?

Working adults head 155 households and make up 30 percent of households served by Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin?

There are 316 female-headed renter households living in Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin housing. Households headed by females are 61% of those served by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin renters?

Black 114
Asian-Pacific Islander 21
White 353
Hispanic 31

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin?

There are 171 households headed by seniors served by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin. Senior households are 33% of households in Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin housing?

There are 119 persons with disabilities living in Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 23% of households served by the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin?

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin is rated as a standard 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Austin

Scattered Sites

1002 15th Ave NE, Austin, Minnesota 55912

payment Subsidized

Twin Towers

200 1st Ave NE, Austin, Minnesota 55912

payment Subsidized

Pickett Place

808 1st Dr NW, Austin, Minnesota 55912

payment Subsidized