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Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Wadena

Housing and Redevelopment Authority - Housing Choice Voucher

222 2nd St SE, Wadena, MN, 56482-1569

Distance: 631 Miles

(218) 631-7723


Service Details


Government-funded program (also known as Section 8 vouchers) that provides rental assistance to eligible seniors, singles, families, and persons with disabilities to secure affordable housing. This Housing Authority agency accepts applications to the program and issues the vouchers to qualified applicants. This agency also makes the approved rental subsidy payment to the landlord. Participants will pay approximately 30% of their income for rent and are able to take the voucher with them if they move.

Additional information can be found online

Additional Information

The Wadena Housing and Redevelopment Program can support up to 74 households ongoing in Wadena and Wadena County.


  • Specialization
    • People with low income 


Housing Choice Vouchers are limited to low-income families and individuals. Your eligibility is based on: 1) annual gross income; 2) whether you qualify as elderly, a person with a disability, or as a family; and 3) U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.

Applicants must meet income guidelines set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Income guidelines

Eligible Voucher holders pay a minimum of 30% not to exceed 40% of their monthly adjusted income towards rent and utilities.
Other rules for eligibility apply.

Application Instructions

Contact the Housing Authority where you want to live to get on a Section 8 Voucher waiting list. Waiting lists for vouchers are often long or closed.

If you have trouble reaching the Housing Authority, you may also contact the local Housing and Urban Development Field Office:
Minneapolis Field Office
212 Third Avenue South, Suite 150
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 370-3000
Fax: (612) 370-3218
TTY: (612) 370-3186

Please contact the Wadena Housing and Redevelopment Authority to apply for a Housing Choice Voucher and be put on the waiting list. Pre-applications are available online.

Business Hours

8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday - Friday

Area Served

City of Wadena


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 631-7723
Toll Free (888) 893-9472

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