Welcome to the Mankato and Blue Earth County EDAs Housing Choice Voucher waiting list application.
This web-based process will assist you in applying for a place on the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program. You may apply at any time during the online registration’s open enrollment period (see “Registration Status” box to the right for this period). Upon the closing of the enrollment period, the EDAs will conduct a random sort of all eligible applications and place selected applicants on the Mankato/Blue Earth County Housing Choice Voucher waiting list.
Upon completion of registration, you should write down the confirmation number. Applicants can return to this page to check whether they were selected by clicking the “Search Existing Record” button to the right and entering the confirmation number.
To successfully apply, you will need to provide the Mankato and Blue Earth County EDAs with the following information:
First and last names of all members of your household
Social security numbers of all members of your household
The total gross annual income of your household. This includes Supplemental Security Income (SSI), wages, Social Security, and Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP), General Assistance, child support, and any other income received
A valid address to which the EDA staff can send correspondence
A valid phone number at which the EDA can contact you
In order to meet the Mankato and Blue Earth County EDA’s eligibility criteria, please note the following:
Provide accurate information. Submission of false information or misrepresentation may result in loss of eligibility to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Only one application per household. Submission of multiple applications will result in disqualification.
Local Preference. At this time, the Mankato and Blue Earth County EDAs are only accepting applications from individuals and families who qualify for local preference:
Head of household or spouse must live in Blue Earth County, work at least 30 hours a week in Blue Earth County, or attend school fulltime in Blue Earth County.
Veterans that qualify for local preference will also receive Veteran’s Preference.
Applicant must not exceed the Very Low Income Limit
1 Person = $27,300
2 Person = $31,200
3 Person = $35,100
4 Person = $39,000
5 Person = $42,150
6 Person = $45,250
7 Person = $48,400
8 Person = $51,500
Please note that this is not an official HUD form and is used only for determining eligibility for placement on the Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list.