Subsidized Housing

Section 8 Housing

The New Ulm Economic Development Authority (EDA) administers 124 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers for Brown County, Minnesota. This program provides rental assistance to households renting housing from private landlords. Family voucher size is determined based on household size according to the EDA Administrative Plan (PDF).

Eligibility

Effective January 1, 2014, the Section 8 HCV waiting list is open to applicants with a local preference only. To be eligible for a local preference, applicants must have a permanent legal residence, employment, or be attending school full-time in Brown County, Minnesota. Proof of local preference eligibility is required.

General Information

The rental amount is based on 30% of the adjusted monthly household income. Rent is reduced to help pay any tenant-paid utilities.

Payment Standards

  • 1 Bedroom - $586
  • 2 Bedroom - $734
  • 3 Bedroom - $926
  • 4 Bedroom - $1,054
  • Efficiency/Studio - $484

Utility Allowances

Broadway Haus Apartments

The New Ulm Economic Development Authority (EDA) owns Broadway Haus Apartments. All 40 dwelling units are subsidized through the Public Housing Program.

  • 1 Bedroom handicap accessible units (3 units)
  • 1 Bedroom units (35 units)
  • 2 Bedroom handicap-accessible unit (1 unit)
  • 2 Bedroom unit (1 unit)

Features

  • Community room with fully equipped kitchen
  • Elevator
  • Emergency pull cords
  • Equal housing opportunity
  • Laundry room
  • Off-street parking available
  • Resident controlled telephone entrance system
  • Smoke-free building/dwellings
  • TV cable is available at a reduced rate

General Information

  • Pet deposit - $150 (if applicable)
  • The rental amount is based on 30% of the adjusted monthly household income
    • Rent is reduced to help pay for the electric bill
    • Tenant pays electric only, all other utilities included with rent
  • Security deposit - $125

Public Housing Family Units

The New Ulm Economic Development Authority (EDA) owns 10 family rental units that are subsidized through the Public Housing Program. These units are for families and are located in residential neighborhoods throughout New Ulm, Minnesota.

Occupancy Size

Family unit size is determined based on household size and composition according to the EDA Occupancy Policy (PDF).

  • 2 Bedroom duplexes (2 units)
  • 3 Bedroom duplexes (6 units)
  • 4 Bedroom houses (2 units)

Features

  • Central air conditioning
  • Equal housing opportunity
  • Off-street parking
  • Smoke-free dwellings

General Information

  • Pet deposit - $300 (if applicable)
  • The rental amount is based on 30% of the adjusted monthly household income
    • Rent is reduced to help pay a utility bill
    • Tenant pays the following utilities: heat, electric, water/sewer, and trash
  • Security deposit - $250

Apply

Favorable references and criminal background check are required. Submit the application: