Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission

1220 Cedar Street #113
Sturgis, Meade County, South Dakota 57785

Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission is a Public Housing Agency in Sturgis, South Dakota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of February 25th, 2020, Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission has 2 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission serves Meade County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Open Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission (MCHRC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

Meade County, SD is about 50 miles northeast of Rapid City, SD.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the MCHR to pick up an application, located at 1220 Cedar St. # 113, Sturgis, SD 57785, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have an application mailed to you by calling (605) 347-3384 during normal office hours.


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 with your application: birth certificates, Social Security cards, proof of all income, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

For more information, the MCHR can be reached by calling (605) 347-3384 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)347-3384.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2018.

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 Meade County Housing and Redevelopment (MCHR) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for senior/disabled individuals.

 

Please note: The MCHR does not offer Public Housing for families.

 

The MCHR offers one Public Housing community with 79 units for senior/disabled individuals.

 

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Visit the MCHR to pick up a pre-application, located at 1220 Cedar St., # 113, Sturgis, SD 57785, during normal office hours.
  2. Request to have a pre-application mailed to you by calling (605) 347-3384 during normal office hours.

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 these documents with your application: Birth certificates, Social Security Cards, proof of all income, bank statements, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

 

No preferences were noted.

 

For more information, call the MCHR at (605) 347-3384 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)347-3384.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/02/2018.

About Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission

Representatives of Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission may be available by phone at (605) 347-3384. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm MDT.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 07/02/2018, Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission manages 209 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 Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 174 2 33
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $420 $1,106 $333
Monthly Cost $73,146 $2,212 $10,988

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Meade County 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 8% having issued approximately 26 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 3 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 $12,277 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% 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 60% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 30% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 24% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

39% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 63% of all households were headed by a female.

14% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 2% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 42% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 90% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 34% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 26% 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 Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $313 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $515. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $147.



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 Meade County Housing and Redevelopment Commission

Hillsview Highrise

1220 Cedar St
Sturgis, South Dakota