Saint Paul Public Housing Agency

This housing agency serves Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Waiting List
Closed: St. Paul, Minnesota Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Multifamily Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Closed: St. Paul, Minnesota Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The St. Paul Public Housing Authority (SPPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The SPPHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from November 15, 2022, until November 21, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Applicants who are extremely low income.
  • Saint Paul residents.
  • Veterans.
  • Those associated with special allocations.

2,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SPPRA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SPPHA notice on November 11, 2022.

Open Until Further Notice: Multifamily Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in St. Paul, Minnesota.

The St. Paul Public Housing Authority (SPPHA) Multifamily Public Housing program waiting list for Studio, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom apartments is currently open.

The SPPHA is accepting applications for this waiting list from March 1, 2023 at 8:00 am CT, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery during the first week. After March 7, 2023 applications will be sorted by the date and time the application is received.

For more information, visit the SPPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SPPHA website on February 1, 2023.  

About The Agency

Saint Paul Public Housing Agency provides affordable housing for up to 8,981 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-4:30pm

555 Wabasha Street North, Saint Paul, MN

Visit Website(651) 298-5664

Section 8 Application Checklist

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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 Saint Paul Public Housing Agency?

Saint Paul Public Housing Agency serves 4,669 low-income households. The agency manages 5,086 Housing Choice Vouchers and 397 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 83 percent of households served by Saint Paul Public Housing Agency. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 97 percent of Saint Paul Public Housing Agency households.

How many Saint Paul Public Housing Agency residents are employed?

Working adults head 1,540 households and make up 33 percent of households served by Saint Paul Public Housing Agency.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency?

There are 3595 female-headed renter households living in Saint Paul Public Housing Agency housing. Households headed by females are 77% of those served by the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Saint Paul Public Housing Agency renters?

Black 2,895
Native American 93
Asian-Pacific Islander 420
White 1,027
Hispanic 233

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Saint Paul Public Housing Agency?

There are 1120 households headed by seniors served by the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency. Senior households are 24% of households in Saint Paul Public Housing Agency housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Saint Paul Public Housing Agency housing?

There are 1027 persons with disabilities living in Saint Paul Public Housing Agency housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 22% of households served by the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Saint Paul Public Housing Agency?

The Saint Paul Public Housing Agency is rated as a high 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.

How often does Saint Paul Public Housing Agency open new waiting lists?

Saint Paul Public Housing Agency’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on November 15, 2022 and closed on November 22, 2022.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Saint Paul Public Housing Agency

Central Hi-Rise

554 West Central Avenue, St. Paul, Minnesota 55103

bed Studio-1
payment Subsidized

Mt. Airy Hi-Rise

200 East Arch St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55130

bed 1-2
payment Subsidized

Dunedin Terrace and West Side Duplexes

469 Ada Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116

payment Subsidized

Montreal Hi-Rise

1085 Montreal Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Cleveland Hi-Rise

899 South Cleveland Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Dunedin Hi-Rise

469 Ada Street, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55116

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Wabasha Hi-Rise

545 Wabasha Street North, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

bed Studio-1
payment Subsidized

Mt. Airy Homes

91 E Arch St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55130

bed 2-5
accessibility Accessible

Valley Hi-Rise

261 E University Ave, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55130

bed Studio-1
accessibility Accessible

Mount Airy Hi-Rise

200 E Arch St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55130

bed 1-2
accessibility Accessible

Scattered

849 Albemarle St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55117

payment Subsidized

Mcdonough Homes

1544 Timberlake Road, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55117

bed 1-5
payment Subsidized

Roosevelt Homes

1575 Ames Avenue, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106

bed 1-4
payment Subsidized

Ravoux Hi - Rise

280 Ravoux St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55103

bed 1

Exchange Hi - Rise

10 Exchange St W, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Edgerton Hi - Rise

1000 Edgerton St, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55130

bed 1
payment Subsidized

Hamline Hi - Rise

777 Hamline Ave N, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104

bed 1
payment Subsidized