Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission

25 Center Street
Vermillion, Clay County, South Dakota 57069

Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission is a Public Housing Agency in Vermillion, South Dakota that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of February 25th, 2020, Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission serves Clay County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice

Open Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Vermillion 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Vermillion Housing and Redevelopment Commission's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently open.

Applications must be completed on paper and either dropped off or mailed to the housing authority at:  Vermillion Housing and Redevelopment Commission, P.O. Box 362, Vermillion, SD 57069.

The Section 8 application may be downloaded here:  http://vermillionhousing.org/waitinglistapp.pdf.

The Vermillion Housing and Redevelopment Commission waiting list has several preferences including current residents of Clay County, persons currently residing in substandard housing, homeless persons, persons involuntarily displaced and persons paying more than 50% of their family income for housing.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 6056777191.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/17/2017.

About Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission

More information about Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission can be found on its website at http://www.vermillionhousing.org/index.html.

Representatives of Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission may be available by phone at (605) 677-7191. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/25/2020, it is not known if Vermillion 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 Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission manages 161 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 Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 153 6 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $457 $403 $989
Monthly Cost $69,937 $2,417 $1,977

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Vermillion 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 36% having issued approximately 5 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 3 years and 11 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 2.5 persons and has a household income of $12,105 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 38% of households had wages as a major source of income, 2% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 50% 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, 59% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 13% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% 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.

49% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 43% of households with children have a female head of household. 68% of all households were headed by a female.

34% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission Housing Choice Voucher program, 19% include at least one person with a disability. 38% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 56% 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, 25% with 2 bedrooms and 35% with 3 or more bedrooms. 6% 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 Vermillion Housing And Redevelopment Commission voucher holders in 2016 was $277 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $583. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $136.



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.