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Rolette County Housing Authority

509 5th Avenue
Rolette, Rolette County, North Dakota 58366

Rolette County Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 22nd, 2020, Rolette County Housing Authority has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Rolette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Rolette County Housing Authority serves Rolette County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Rolette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Rolette County Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Rolette County Housing Authority Website: http://www.rolettecountyhousing.com/.

Rolette County Housing Authority Phone: (701) 246-3421.

Open Until Further Notice: Rolette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Rolette County Housing Authority (ND) has opened the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program; no closing date has been identified.

NOTE: Rolette County is 3 hrs north of Bismark, ND, 7.25 hrs northwest of Minneapolis, MN and on the border with Canada.


Application (PDF) can be found here: http://www.rolettecountyhousing.com/rcha_app.pdf
 

Once your application has been processed, you will receive a letter informing you of your status on the waiting list.
 

Preferences and how the waiting list will be chosen are not identified at this time.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (701)246-3421.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/17/2017.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Public Housing Waiting List

The Rolette County Housing Authority (RCHA) is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

The RCHA offers two public housing communities for families and senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to obtain a public housing waiting list application:
1. Visit the RCHA to pick up an application, located at 509 5th Ave., North, P.O. Box 567, Rolette, ND 58366, during normal office hours.
2. Download an application here, then print and complete.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the RCHA website at http://www.rolettecountyhousing.com/, or by calling 701-246-3421 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 (701)246-3421.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 06/05/2015.

About Rolette County Housing Authority

More information about Rolette County Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.rolettecountyhousing.com/.

Representatives of Rolette County Housing Authority may be available by phone at (701) 246-3421. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/22/2020, it is not known if Rolette County 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 Rolette County Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Rolette County Housing Authority manages 37 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 29 8
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $387 $478
Monthly Cost $11,228 $3,821

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Rolette County 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 31% having issued approximately 1 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 4 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $10,264 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, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 81% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

16% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 9% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% 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.

40% of households included children, -1% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

84% 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 Rolette County Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 22% include at least one person with a disability. 30% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 44% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

41% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 31% with 2 bedrooms and 28% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Rolette County Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $273 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $322. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $176.



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 Rolette County Housing Authority

Rolette County

509 5th Ave
Rolette, North Dakota