St. Louis Park Housing Authority

5005 Minnetonka Boulevard
St. Louis Park, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55416

St. Louis Park Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 24th, 2020, St. Louis Park Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List will open on February 25th, 2020.

St. Louis Park Housing Authority serves Saint Louis Park and St. Louis Park.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
1-Bedroom Public Housing Open Soon
St. Louis Park, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open St. Louis Park Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Soon: 1-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The St. Louis Park Housing Authority (SPHA) waiting list for 1-Bedroom Public Housing apartments is opening soon. Applications will be accepted from February 25, 2020 at 8:00 am, until February 27, 2020 at 4:00 pm CT.

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

The maximum income limits per household size are as follows:

  • 1 person $52,850
  • 2 people $60,400

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Family of two persons
  • Age 50+ or disabled
  • Live, work, hired to work, or attend K-12 school in St. Louis Park, MN 
  • Veteran, widow or widower of veteran

1,500 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SPHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SPHA website, as of February 18, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Saint Louis Park, Minnesota. Apartments offered through this waiting list are only located within this service area.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (952) 924-2579 or a written request to the Housing Authority at 5005 Minnetonka Blvd., St. Louis Park, MN 55416.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/20/2020.

Other St. Louis Park Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: St. Louis Park, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The St. Louis Park Housing Authority (SLPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in March 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

St. Louis Park, MN is about 5 miles west of Minneapolis, MN.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available online only, and in 60 different languages.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Family of two persons; near elderly (50+); handicapped/disabled; live, work, hired to work, or attend or have been accepted to attend K-12 school in St. Louis Park, MN; veteran, widow or widower of veteran.

500 applicants werebe placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences. According to the SLPHA, "The housing authority will award up to 50% of waiting list placements to applicants who live, work or attend school full-time in St. Louis Park. The remaining waiting list placements will be awarded to other applicants."

For more information, visit the SLPHA website, or call the office at (952) 924-2579.

Last Updated on 03/09/2017.

About St. Louis Park Housing Authority

More information about St. Louis Park Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.stlouispark.org/housing-authority.html.

Representatives of St. Louis Park Housing Authority may be available by phone at (952) 924-2579. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/24/2020, it is not known if St. Louis Park Housing 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 St. Louis Park Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, St. Louis Park Housing Authority manages 322 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, 2019:

Standard Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 152 3 28 42
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $632 $1,765 $910 $906
Monthly Cost $96,011 $5,296 $25,486 $38,051

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for St. Louis Park Housing 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 17% having issued approximately 14 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 62 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $15,263 per year. 97% of households were very low income (VLI) and 79% were extremely low income (ELI). 42% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 47% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 62% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 21% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

53% of households included children, 2% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

62% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 58% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the St. Louis Park Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 37% 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

32% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 50% with 2 bedrooms and 18% with 3 or more bedrooms. 4% 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 St. Louis Park Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $446 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $681. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $79.



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 St. Louis Park Housing Authority

Louisiana Court

2400 Nevada Ave S
St. Louis Park, Minnesota