Counties Served

Cass County

The Housing Authority of Cass County offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

Cass County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

Cass County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

*The Section 8 Waiting List is closed as of February 25, 2020*

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

*The Section 8 Waiting List is closed as of February 25, 2020*

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

Public Housing Program

What is the Public Housing Program?

The Public Housing Program is designed to house low income persons and/or families in a decent, safe, and affordable dwelling. These units are available in Casselton, Kindred, and West Fargo, ND.

How do I know if I qualify for the Public Housing Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Low (80%) income listed below:

Cass County Income Limits

How do I apply for a Public Housing unit?

After filling out an application your name will be placed on Waiting List for the Public Housing locations selected (you can apply for placement on multiple waiting lists). When your name comes near the top of this list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. Criminal background checks and a landlord reference will be required to confirm eligibility. Once approved, the rent will be determined by calculating 30% of your monthly adjusted income. Tenants are required to sign an initial twelve-month lease with the Housing Authority.

Pembina County

The Pembina County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

Pembina County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

Pembina County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

Traill County

The Traill County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
  • Public Housing

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

Traill County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

Traill County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

Public Housing Program

What is the Public Housing Program?

The Public Housing Program is designed to house low income persons and/or families in a decent, safe, and affordable dwelling. These units are available in Hillsboro, Mayville, Portland, and Hatton, ND.

How do I know if I qualify for the Public Housing Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Low (80%) income listed below:

Traill County Income Limits

How do I apply for a Public Housing unit?

After filling out an application your name will be placed on Waiting List for the Public Housing locations selected (you can apply for placement on multiple waiting lists). When your name comes near the top of this list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. Criminal background checks and a landlord reference will be required to confirm eligibility. Once approved, the rent will be determined by calculating 30% of your monthly adjusted income. Tenants are required to sign an initial twelve-month lease with the Housing Authority.

Richland County

The Richland County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

Richland County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

Richland County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

McIntosh County

The McIntosh County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher
  • Public Housing

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

McIntosh County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

McIntosh County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

Public Housing Program

What is the Public Housing Program?

The Public Housing Program is designed to house low income persons and/or families in a decent, safe, and affordable dwelling. These units are available in Ashley, ND.

How do I know if I qualify for the Public Housing Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Low (80%) income listed below:

McIntosh County Income Limits

How do I apply for a Public Housing unit?

After filling out an application your name will be placed on Waiting List for the Public Housing locations selected (you can apply for placement on multiple waiting lists). When your name comes near the top of this list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. Criminal background checks and a landlord reference will be required to confirm eligibility. Once approved, the rent will be determined by calculating 30% of your monthly adjusted income. Tenants are required to sign an initial twelve-month lease with the Housing Authority.

LaMoure County

The LaMoure County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

LaMoure County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

LaMoure County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.

Ransom County

The Ransom County Housing Authority offers the following Rental Assistance programs:

  • Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Section 8 Program provides rental assistance to eligible families to help them afford market rate rent in a rental unit of their choosing.

How do I know if I qualify for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

To qualify, your household income (including everyone who will be living with you) cannot exceed the Very Low (50%) income limits listed below:

Ransom County Income Limits

How much will I pay in rent on the Section 8 Program?

Families pay roughly 30% of their monthly adjusted gross income in rent. The Housing Authority will calculate the exact rent amount by taking into consideration the following: income from wages and other benefits, eligible child-care and medical expenses, and deductions for dependents and elderly family members.

What are the maximum rents allowed for the program?

Under this program, total housing costs cannot exceed the Payment Standards issued by the Housing Authority. Total housing costs are calculated by adding the Contract Rent charged by the owner/landlord and any utilities paid by the tenant.

Ransom County Payment Standards and Utility Allowances

How do I get a Section 8 Voucher?

You must begin by filling out a complete application for the county you wish to apply in. After filling out an application your name will be placed on that Section 8 Waiting List. When your name comes near the top of the list, the Housing Authority will mail you a letter with instructions on what to do next. We will need to verify your income, family status, assets, and expenses. If you still qualify for the program at this time you will be issued a Housing Voucher. Then you are free to find a rental unit that is suitable to your family. The unit must pass federal inspection standards.

How do I apply?

Download an application for Housing Assistance.