Clay County HRA

Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)

Phone: 218-233-8883

Fax: 218-233-9491

E-mail: claycohra@claycohra.com

PO Box 99

116 Center Avenue East

Dilworth, MN 56529

Housing Choice Voucher Program Details

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) helps households pay their rent by providing a “rent subsidy” directly to their landlord.

Each household receiving assistance pays 30% of its adjusted monthly income towards its housing costs.  The Housing Voucher Program (Section 8) pays the balance of the rent to the landlord within certain limits. 

Clay County HRA is currently only accepting applications for the following preferences for our Housing Choice Voucher Program:

· Families who are Clay County residents and whose head of household or spouse is 75 years of age or older. 

· Disabled person or Families with a disabled member who live in Clay or Cass Counties and who have attended the Tenant Education Class when available. 

When you turn in your application you will need the following documentation to verify your preference and to be placed on our waiting list:

· Individuals and families with a disabled member who live in Clay or Cass Counties and who have attended the Tenant Education Class when available.  You will need to turn in a copy of a current award letter from social security or a statement from a medical professional stating the individual has a disability. 

· Individuals and families who are Clay County residents and whose head of household or spouse is age 75 or older.  You will need to turn in a copy of a picture ID, or copy of an official record of birth, or a copy of social security retirement benefits. 

To qualify, applicants must:

· Be of low income according to HUD criteria;

· Not been evicted from federally assisted housing within the past 5 years for drug related activity;

· Not currently engaged in the use of any illegal drugs;

· Not a current registered sex offender;

· Not been convicted of the production or manufacture of methamphetamine and;

· Not owe money to another public housing agency

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**The Section 8 waiting list is open to applicants who are disabled

or age 75 and older**

 

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