Housing

Spring Creek II townhomes

Spring Creek II Townhomes (Northfield)

The Rice County Housing and Redevelopment Authority has begun accepting applications for Spring Creek II townhomes in Northfield. 

The HRA has openings for 16 townhomes; three-bedroom and four-bedroom units are available. Applications will only be accepted from families eligible for the Rice County residency preference and will only be accepted from families who qualify for three or four bedrooms.

Applicants on waiting lists for other housing programs must apply separately for this program. Persons with disabilities who require special accommodations in completing an application may call the HRA at 507-333-3787 to make special arrangements.

Applications and proof of preference can be emailed to [email protected]; faxed to 507-333-3838; mailed to 320 Third St. NW, Faribault MN 55021; or submitted in person at the HRA office, Rice County Government Services Building, 320 Third St. NW, Faribault.

Learn more here.

Project-Based Voucher Program preapplication Spring Creek II


PUBLIC NOTICE RICE COUNTY PROJECT-BASED VOUCHER WAITING LIST OPENING

Public Housing Pre Application


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Department overview

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The HRA's primary purpose is to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. In addition to Section 8, the Housing Office offers other programs geared toward home ownership and improving housing opportunities in Rice County.

Rice County's Section 8 waiting list is closed.

The Rice County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) offers in-person interpreters or telephone interpreters as requested by applicants/participants at no cost. Call the HRA at 507-333-3787.

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Language Access Plan

The HRA receives funds from the federal government to provide meaningful access to its programs and activities by persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). Language for LEP persons can be a barrier to accessing important housing benefits and services, understanding and exercising important rights, complying with applicable responsibilities, or understanding other information provided by the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher program. In certain circumstances, failure to ensure LEP persons can effectively participate in or benefit from federally assisted programs and activities may violate the prohibition under Title VI against discrimination on the basis of national origin.

The HRA strives to treat all applicants and voucher holders fairly. To ensure that the local administration of the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Program is accessible to all, the Language Access Plan (LAP) has been developed and approved by the HRA board. The LAP is in accordance with federal guidelines (Executive Order 13166), and guidance provided by both the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity.

2018 4-factor Analysis LAP report
Rice County HRA Language Access Plan

Housing documents