Housing Choice Vouchers

Metro HRA administers the Housing Choice Voucher program for Carver County. The Housing Choice Voucher program uses the existing private rental market and provides payments to private landlords on behalf of low-income renters. Participating property owners are guaranteed a stable source of rental income.

Families may rent any type of housing in the Metro HRA service area from participating property owners. Eligible households pay 30% to 40% of their incomes for rent, and Metro HRA pays the remainder, within established rent guidelines.

How to Apply

The waiting list is managed by Metro HRA. The waiting list is currently closed. For more information on Metro HRA’s waiting list, contact them at 651.602.1880 or visit their website:

Other Subsidized Housing

Subsidized housing is a government-supported rental assistance for people with low to moderate incomes. Low-rent apartments are offered based on availability for senior citizens, people with disabilities, families and individuals.

Fair Housing

According to the federal Fair Housing Act, it is illegal to consider race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or family status in rental, sales, lending or homeowner’s insurance decisions. Under the Minnesota Human Rights Law, it is also illegal to discriminate based on one’s creed, sexual or affectional orientation, marital status and receipt of public assistance.

If you suspect unfair housing practices or have questions about fair housing, contact:

U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD)
Fair Housing Hotline
TDD 1-800-927-9275

HUD Resources

HUD’s Housing Discrimination Complaint Form
If you need assistance filing a Housing Discrimination Complaint, please call the CDA at (952) 448-7715.
HUD Minnesota Information Guide
Minnesota Department of Human Rights: 651-296-5663