Mercer County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Mercer County, North Dakota.

Waiting List
Open Until Further Notice: Mercer County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Mercer County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List Learn More

Open Until Further Notice: Mercer County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Mercer County Housing Authority (MCHA) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Please Note: The current wait for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is approximately four months.

To apply, please follow the link below to download an application, then print and complete:

Mercer County Section 8 application.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed to 1500 3rd Ave., P.O. Box 517, Mandan, ND 58554. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The MCHA does not have a preference: Your application is placed by date and time received.

Please be aware the the Morton, Emmons and Mercer County Housing Authorities are all managed by the HJL Management Company, but each housing authority administers its own waiting list.

More information can be found by visiting the MCHA at http://www.ndwriverhousing.com/, or by calling 701-663-7494 during normal office hours.

Open Until Further Notice: Mercer County Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting List

The Emmons Mercer and Morton Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.Please note: Only Emmons and Mercer County are currently accepting public housing waiting list applications.This housing authority offers one public housing community in Emmons County with 15 units for families and senior/disabled individuals, and one public housing community in Mercer County with 40 units for families and senior/disabled individuals.To apply for public housing, please follow the links below to download an application, then print and complete.Emmons County public housing application.Mercer County public housing application.Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed to 1500 3rd Ave., P.O. Box 517, Mandan, ND 58554. Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, proof of all income, and photo IDs for all adult household members.This housing authority does not have a preference. Your application is placed by date and time received.More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.ndwriverhousing.com/, or by calling 701-663-7494 during normal office hours.

About The Agency

Mercer County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 57 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

1500 3rd Avenue Northwest, Mandan, ND

Visit Website(701) 663-7494

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 Mercer County Housing Authority?

Mercer County Housing Authority serves 58 low-income households. The agency manages 33 Housing Choice Vouchers and 36 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Mercer County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 66 percent of households served by Mercer County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 97 percent of Mercer County Housing Authority households.

How many Mercer County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 12 households and make up 21 percent of households served by Mercer County Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Mercer County Housing Authority?

There are 41 female-headed renter households living in Mercer County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 71% of those served by the Mercer County Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Mercer County Housing Authority renters?

Black 1
White 57

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Mercer County Housing Authority?

There are 38 households headed by seniors served by the Mercer County Housing Authority. Senior households are 67% of households in Mercer County Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Mercer County Housing Authority housing?

There are 25 persons with disabilities living in Mercer County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 44% of households served by the Mercer County Housing Authority.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Mercer County Housing Authority?

The Mercer County Housing Authority is rated as a standard 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.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Mercer County Housing Authority

Lamplighter Manor

412 and 408 3rd Ave NW, Beulah, North Dakota 58523

bed 2
elderly Senior

Hazen

114 Highway 49 S, Beulah, North Dakota 58523

payment Subsidized