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Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission

111 S Washington Avenue
Madison, Lake County, South Dakota 57042

Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 22nd, 2020, Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission serves Madison.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission 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.

Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission Website: http://www.madisonhousingsd.com.

Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission Phone: (605) 256-2112.

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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Madison Housing and Redevelopment Commission (MHRC) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list pre-applicaitons for senior/disabled individuals.

Please note: The MHRC does not offer a Public Housing program for families.

The MHRC offers one Public Housing community with 93 units for senior/disabled individuals.

There are two ways to apply:
  1. Visit the MHRC to pick up a pre-application, located at 111 South Washington Ave., Madison, South Dakota 57042, during normal office hours.
  2. Download the online pre-application here, then print and complete.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

Be sure to include copies of these documents: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, bank statements, public assistance award letter, list of medical expenses, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

The MHRC does have a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list: Involuntarily displaced, living in substandard housing, rent burden, veteran, elderly, disabled.

For more information, visit the MHRC website, or call the MHRC office at (605) 256-2112 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 (605)256-2112.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/31/2015.

About Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission

More information about Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission can be found on its website at http://www.madisonhousingsd.com.

Representatives of Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission may be available by phone at (605) 256-2112. 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 Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission 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 Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission manages 77 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 75 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $323 $634
Monthly Cost $24,189 $1,267

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission

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 32% having issued approximately 3 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 7 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 11 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $13,856 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 68% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% of households had wages as a major source of income, -1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 61% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

7% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 19% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 5% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

37% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 65% of all households were headed by a female.

16% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 34% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 58% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

26% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 44% with 2 bedrooms and 29% with 3 or more bedrooms. 33% 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 Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $331 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $501. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $168.



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 Madison Housing And Redevelopment Commission

Lakeview Towers

111 S Washington Ave
Madison, South Dakota