New Ulm Economic Development Authority

100 N Broadway Street
New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota 56073

New Ulm Economic Development Authority is a Public Housing Agency in New Ulm, Minnesota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of December 8th, 2019, New Ulm Economic Development Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

New Ulm Economic Development Authority serves Brown County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
New Ulm Economic Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open New Ulm Economic Development Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The New Ulm Economic Development Authority (NUEDA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families.

Please note: The NUEDA does not offer a Public Housing community for senior/disabled individuals.

The NUEDA offers one Public Housing community with 10 units, ranging from two through four bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
  2. Pick up a pre-application in person at the NUEDA, located at 100 N Broadway Street, New Ulm, MN, during normal office hours.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

The NUEDA does not have a preference. 

Qualified applicants will be placed by the date and time the pre-application is received.

For more information, visit the NUEDA website, or call the office at (507) 359-8227 during normal office hours.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (507)359-8227.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/28/2015.

Other New Ulm Economic Development Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: New Ulm Economic Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About New Ulm Economic Development Authority

More information about New Ulm Economic Development Authority can be found on its website at www.ci.new-ulm.mn.us.

Representatives of New Ulm Economic Development Authority may be available by phone at (507) 359-8227. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/08/2019, it is not known if New Ulm Economic Development Authority 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 New Ulm Economic Development Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, New Ulm Economic Development Authority manages 87 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 85 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $294 $522
Monthly Cost $25,021 $1,044

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for New Ulm Economic Development 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 28% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 41 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $11,450 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 83% were extremely low income (ELI). 29% of households had wages as a major source of income, 12% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

5% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 45% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

28% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 24% of households with children have a female head of household. 69% of all households were headed by a female.

5% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the New Ulm Economic Development Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 47% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

43% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 48% with 2 bedrooms and 8% with 3 or more bedrooms. 29% 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 New Ulm Economic Development Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $286 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $345. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $92.



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 Operated by New Ulm Economic Development Authority

Broadway Haus Scattered

300 N Broadway St
New Ulm, MN