Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission
Sioux Falls 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, Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.
Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission serves Sioux Falls.
Waiting List Statuses
| Public Housing
||Open Until Further Notice
Open Sioux Falls 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.
Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission Website: http://www.siouxfallshousing.org/.
Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission Phone: (605) 332-0704.
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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission
(SFHRC) is currently accepting
Public Housing waiting list applications for families that require a three or four bedroom unit.
There is currently a four year wait to get into Public Housing.
Please note: The SFHRC does not offer a Public Housing program for senior/disabled individuals or families that require a two bedroom unit.
The SFHRC offers one public Housing community with 25 units for families, ranging in size from 3 to 4 bedrooms.
To apply, visit the SFHRC to pick up an application, located at 630 S Minnesota Ave, # 200, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm CDT, Monday-Friday.
Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. No documents are needed at this time.
The SFHRC does not have a preference.
Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by the date and time the application is received.
For more information, visit the SFHRC website
, or call the SFHRC office at (605) 332-0704 during normal office hours.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (605)332-0704.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 07/31/2015.
About Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission
More information about Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission can be found on its website at http://www.siouxfallshousing.org/.
Representatives of Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission may be available by phone at (605) 332-0704. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
About the Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission manages 1,834 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 ||Tenant Protection ||Ported Out ||VASH ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||1,564 ||37 ||21 ||123 ||89 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$528 ||$412 ||$832 ||$422 ||$465 |
||$826,075 ||$15,227 ||$17,470 ||$51,847 ||$41,351 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Sioux Falls 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 12% having issued approximately 147 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 1 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.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.3 persons and has a household income of $12,219 per year. 98% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% 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 66% 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, 52% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
44% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 40% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.
33% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 15% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 43% 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
45% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 25% with 2 bedrooms and 30% with 3 or more bedrooms. 7% 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 Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $296 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $601. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $100.
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 Sioux Falls Housing and Redevelopment Commission
3916 E 24th St
Sioux Falls, South Dakota