Mental Health Resources

762 Transfer Road
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota 55114

Mental Health Resources is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Mental Health Resources offers Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Hennepin County and Ramsey County.

Mental Health Resources provides assistance for persons living with mental illness, chemical dependency and other disabilities.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Hennepin and Ramsey County, MN Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other Mental Health Resources Waiting Lists

Closed: Hennepin and Ramsey County, MN Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please note: Mental Health Resources covers the Counties of Hennepin and Ramsey, MN for persons living with mental illness, chemical dependency and other disabilities.

The Mental Health Resources (MHR) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open on a limited basis for three days in December 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: 



  • According to MHR, "In order to qualify for assistance, the family's head of household or spouse must qualify as disabled."
  • This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: Homeless; Bridges, Temporary or Transitional Subsidy; Live or work in Hennepin or Ramsey County; receive support services; rent burdened; veteran.

1,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number after completing the application. It is important to keep this number in a safe, easy to access place.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. Contact the housing authority to find out how to update application information.

For more information, visit the MHR website, or call the office at (651) 659-2900.



Last Updated on 12/01/2018.

About Mental Health Resources

More information about Mental Health Resources can be found on its website at

Representatives of Mental Health Resources may be available by phone at (651) 659-2959. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 08/16/2022, it is not known if Mental Health Resources is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

About the Mental Health Resources Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Mental Health Resources 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, 2021:

Monthly Cost Per Voucher
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