Housing Services


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

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.  


Outreach coordinator & ombudsman


Collage of staff photosMetro HRA hired Abdiaziz Ibrahim as its first outreach coordinator and program ombudsman, helping people navigate the rental process.

Council Closeups: Meet the staff


See brief video interviews with a few Council staff members who support people seeking affordable housing, assist communities in their planning, and more.