Housing Choice Voucher Program

Housing Choice Voucher Program

Program Information

The Blue Earth County EDA administers the federally-funded Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for Blue Earth County. Program participants receive a voucher that can be used to rent a unit in the private rental market. Program participants pay about 30% of their income toward their rent and utilities. Before assistance is paid, the unit is inspected to ensure it is safe, decent, and sanitary.

Waiting List

The city of Mankato administers the federally funded Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program for the city of Mankato and Blue Earth County. Program participants receive a voucher that can be used to rent a unit in the private rental market. Program participants pay about 30 percent of their income toward their rent and utilities. Before assistance is paid, the unit is inspected to ensure it is safe, decent and sanitary. Housing currently serves 500 families and individuals on the Housing Choice Voucher program.

To apply for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, applications will be accepted online April 15 to April 29. For an appointment to apply, contact staff at (507) 387-8631 or (507) 387-8553.


For More Information


Contact housing staff at (507) 387-8636 or by email.