Qualifying For HUD Housing Section 8 Vouchers In Detroit Lakes, MN

HUD Housing eligibility is determined by the Becker County Public Housing Authority.

Income may not exceed 50% of the median income from the table below. The Housing Authority must provide 75 percent of vouchers to those whose income does not exceed 30% of the median income listed below.

HUD Income Limits 2023 in Detroit Lakes, MN.

HUD Designated Metro Area: Income Limits

2023Median Family Income2022 Yearly Income Limit2022 Yearly Income Limit - Person(s) in Family
Income LimitsCategory12345
Becker County, MN$90,100Very Low Income (50%)$39,700$44,100$47,650$51,200$54,700
Extremely Low Income (30%)$24,860$30,000$35,140$40,280$45,420
Low Income (80%) $63,500$70,550$76,200$81,850$87,500

HUD Housing Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) Properties In Detroit Lakes, MN

Listed below are the Section 42, LIHTC apartments in Detroit Lakes, MN. LIHTC apartment rents are not based on the tenants income. Income credit set aside brackets are selected during the apartment credit applications are used to determine the apartment rents.

The rents are based upon the Area Medium Income (AMI) and tenant based utility allowances. At least 20% of these apartments (listed below), must provide these low rates for low-income tenants.

HUD housing LIHTC Eligibility Requirements

Income: Households must earn below a certain income level, which is set by the HUD and varies by location. In general, households must earn below 60% of the area median income (AMI) to be eligible for LIHTC housing.
Citizenship or residency status: Households must be U.S. citizens or legal permanent residents.
Need for housing assistance: Households must have a demonstrated need for housing assistance. This means that they must be unable to afford housing on their own.

In addition to the above requirements, some LIHTC properties may have additional eligibility requirements, such as age restrictions or preferences for certain types of households (e.g., families with children, veterans, etc.).

To determine if you are eligible for LIHTC housing, you can contact your local housing authority (listed above) or search for LIHTC properties (listed below).

LIHTC Maximum Rents

The maximum allowable rents are equal to 30% of the Area Medium Income (AMI), less the utility allowances.

HUD Fair Market Rents for Detroit Lakes, MN Becker County

Apartment SizeHUD's Monthly Fair Market Rent For AreaLIHTC Maximum Rent
Studio Apartments$645Estimated $193.50 - utility allowance
One Bedroom Apartments$810Estimated $243.00 - utility allowance
Two Bedroom Apartments$1083Estimated $324.90 - utility allowance
Three Bedroom Apartments$1290Estimated $387.00 - utility allowance


Available LIHTC Properties In Detroit Lakes, MN

Using the table above you can estimate what you would be paying by checking the LIHTC Maximum Rent section.

Contact these properties for openings and wait lists and price lists.

Marigold Apartments

110 Union St E
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Total Apartment Units: 24
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 24
Years In Service Since: 1988

Silver Birch Apartments

303 Washington Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Total Apartment Units: 31
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 31
Years In Service Since: 1989

Eleventh Avenue Apartments

209 11th Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56502
Total Apartment Units: 15
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 15
1 Bedroom apartments 1
2 Bedroom apartments 8
3 Bedroom apartments 6
Years In Service Since: 1993

Barbara Avenue Apartments

215 Barbara Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Total Apartment Units: 12
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 12
2 Bedroom apartments 12
Years In Service Since: 1995

Union Square

Multiple Building Addresses
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56502
Total Apartment Units: 24
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 24
2 Bedroom apartments 13
3 Bedroom apartments 11
Years In Service Since: 1998

Graystone Annex

107 Graystone Plaza
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56502
Total Apartment Units: 19
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 19
1 Bedroom apartments 9
Years In Service Since: 2002

Richwood Heights

Multiple Building Addresses
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Total Apartment Units: 32
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 32
2 Bedroom apartments 18
3 Bedroom apartments 14
Years In Service Since: 2003
Family Apartments: YES

Park Manor Estates

Multiple Building Addresses
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Total Apartment Units: 97
Total Apartment Low Income Apartments: 97
1 Bedroom apartments 84
2 Bedroom apartments 13
Years In Service Since: 2013
Family Apartments: YES
Senior Apartments: YES


HUD Housing Section 8 and Multifamily Properties in Detroit Lakes, MN

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development provides active listings of Section 8 and Multifamily apartments. We have listed them below for you to contact. Check with them to see if they have current availabilities and/or waiting lists. With Section 8 properties, you will need a voucher. Contact the Becker County Public Housing Authorities, listed at the top of this page.

Eligibility for HUD Housing Section 8, you must meet the following requirements:

Income: Your income must be below a certain level, which is set by the HUD and varies by location. In general, households must earn below 50% of the area median income (AMI) to be eligible for Section 8 housing.
Citizenship or residency status: You must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
Need for housing assistance: You must have a demonstrated need for housing assistance. This means that you must be unable to afford housing on your own.

In addition to the above requirements, some Section 8 programs may have additional eligibility requirements, such as age restrictions or preferences for certain types of households (e.g., families with children, veterans, etc.).

To determine if you are eligible for Section 8 housing, you can contact your local Public Housing Authority (listed above). The Public Housing Authorities can provide you with information on the application process and help you determine if you are eligible for Section 8 assistance.

Tips To Get In To Section 8 Housing:

Local Rules: Each local housing authority has different rules around Section 8. Decide where you want to live and find the housing authorities in charge of those neighborhoods.
Applying for a Voucher: Contact your local Public Housing Agency (PHA) to apply for a voucher. They can tell you if they’re currently accepting new applicants and provide application details.
Payment Standards: Section 8 doesn’t specify a fixed dollar amount for rent assistance. Instead, the PHA sets a payment standard based on local housing market rates.

Park Manor Estates

1035 Roosevelt Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56502
Phone: 218-847-2636
Total Apartment Units: 97
Type of Listing: Insured-Subsidized

Lamplighter Manor

1425 Madison Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Phone: 218-847-7768 08/2011
Total Apartment Units: 65
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously Insure

Lakes Homes & Prog. Develp. Inc.

920 Summit Ave
Detroit Lakes, MN - 56501
Phone: 218-847-5642
Total Apartment Units: 17
Type of Listing: Subsidized - Previously 202/81

Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Program
Occupancy in Section 202 housing is open to any very low-income household comprised of at least one person who is at least 62 years old at the time of initial occupancy.


About our Data

Our data is collected from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development data along with computations based on their rules on apartments/housing.

How does HUD housing work in MN?

You must qualify for the HUD apartments in the area you are searching. Then, you need to apply directly at the location or through the Public Housing Authority.