Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Linden
Browerville, Todd County, Minnesota 56438

Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Browerville, Minnesota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 19th, 2019, Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority serves Todd County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (TCHRA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applications for families and senior/disabled households.

Please note: The TCHRA does accept families but, they must qualify for a one or two bedroom unit.

The TCHRA offers one Public Housing community with 18 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are three ways to apply:
  1. Visit the TCHRA to pick up a pre-application, located at 300 Linden Avenue South, Browerville, MN 56438, from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm CT, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (320) 594-6388 or (866) 814-7713, from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm CT, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
  3. Download a pre-application, authorization form, and criminal release form, then print and complete.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of Social Security Cards for everyone in the household.

No preferences were noted.

For more information, visit the TCHRA website, or call the office at (320) 594-6388 or (866) 814-7713, from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm CT, on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (320)594-6388.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 08/28/2015.

About Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

More information about Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority can be found on its website at http://www.co.todd.mn.us/organizations/hra/todd_county_hra.

Representatives of Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority may be available by phone at (320) 594-6388. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/19/2019, it is not known if Todd County Housing and Redevelopment 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 Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority manages 141 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Ported Out Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 113 1 3 24
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $347 $408 $847 $302
Monthly Cost $39,256 $408 $2,542 $7,254

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Todd County Housing and Redevelopment 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 20% having issued approximately 8 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 4 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 45 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 $10,807 per year. 100% of households were very low income (VLI) and 84% were extremely low income (ELI). 16% of households had wages as a major source of income, 7% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 76% 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, 42% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

28% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 27% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

3% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with -1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 38% include at least one person with a disability. 65% 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

37% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 26% with 3 or more bedrooms. 39% 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 Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $274 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $429. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $69.



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 Todd County Housing and Redevelopment Authority

Todd County Public Housing

300 Linden Ave S
Browerville, MN
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