Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora is a Public Housing Agency in Mora, Minnesota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of May 25th, 2020, Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora serves Mora.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
|Mora Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Choice Voucher
Open Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some upcoming waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, expect a long wait time (days or weeks) for a response.
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Website: http://www.morahra.org.
Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Phone: (320) 679-4789.
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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora (HRAM) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.
The HRAM offers one Public Housing community with forty three units for families and senior/disabled households, with mostly one bedroom and about four two bedrooms.
There are two ways to apply:
- Call (320) 679-4789 to request a pre-application to be emailed or mailed to you.
- Pick up a pre-application in person at the HRAM, located at 160 Vahalla Circle, Mora, MN 5505,1 during normal office hours.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.
No documents are needed at this time.
The HRAM does not have a preference.
Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.
More information can be found by calling HRAM at (320) 679-4789 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 (320)679-4789.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 08/28/2015.
Other Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Waiting Lists
Mora Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The Mora Housing and Redevelopment Authority
(MHRA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed
. It was last open for nearly three weeks in January 2017
; and before that for five days in November 2016
. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.
There were two ways to apply during the opening period
- Complete the online application.
- Contact the MHRA to request a paper application.
There was an option to complete an online application, but the MHRA had technical difficulties, and removed the online application.
Once the paper application has been completed, it must have been:
- Mailed the MHRA office.
- Dropped off to the MHRA.
- Faxed to the MHRA.
- Emailed to the MHRA.
There are no preferences.
Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.
For more information, visit the MHRA website
, or call the office at (320) 679-4789.
Last Updated on 01/20/2017.
About Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora
More information about Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora can be found on its website at http://www.morahra.org.
Representatives of Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora may be available by phone at (320) 679-4789. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora manages 76 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Ported Out |
||66 ||10 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$318 ||$629 |
||$21,004 ||$6,285 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora
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 16% having issued approximately 4 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 28 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.6 persons and has a household income of $12,943 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 69% were extremely low income (ELI). 9% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 88% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 34% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 36% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 30% 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.
20% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 17% of households with children have a female head of household. 73% of all households were headed by a female.
5% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora Housing Choice Voucher program, 51% include at least one person with a disability. 78% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 53% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
41% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 25% with 3 or more bedrooms. 31% 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 Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora voucher holders in 2016 was $339 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $404. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $82.
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 Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Mora
420 Bean Ave