Housing Services

Mom helping kids with homework.The Council's Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Metro HRA, administers the federal Housing Choicie Voucher program and related programs on behalf of nearly 100 suburban and rural communities throughout Anoka, Carver, and most of suburban Hennepin and Ramsey Councies.

Metro HRA provides affordable housing for more than 6,800 seniors, families, and people with disabilities. All of Metro HRA's federally subsidized housing vouchers are in use and helping low-income families pay rent.  

Family Affordable Housing Program waiting list opens Aug. 1-4, 2017

The Council owns and manages 150  2, 3, 4 & 5 bedroom housing units throughout the region.  This program is called the Family Affordable Housing Program (FAHP).  We will be opening the waiting list and accepting applications August 1 – noon August 4.  We will place 2,000 families through a lottery on the list.  Emails were sent out to over 200 local service providers and staff be working with the region's libraries to ensure they are prepared and trained to assist families that use the library system to apply. 

Housing Choice Voucher waiting list

The Housing Choice Voucher waiting list lottery was held in 2015.  To check your status, please follow the instructions on the Waiting List and Applications page

For assistance finding affordable housing, please visit HousingLink, Minnesota's primary source for affordable housing-related openings, data, information and resources.