PHA Board Meeting

The next regular business meeting will be held on February 27, 2019 at 9:00 A.M.  The PHA Board Meetings are held at the Central Administrative Office in the Boardroom on the fourth floor.  

2019 Minnesota NAHRO Education Scholarship Program

Three scholarships of $1000 will be awarded to student applicants.  This scholarship is only available to public housing residents and Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher participants.

Click here to for scholarship application and guidelines.

Applications must be submitted to the St. Paul PHA by March 8, 2019.

NCRC NAHRO Annual Ernest J. Bohn Education Scholarship

The NCRC NAHRO Ernest J. Bohn Education Scholarship is only available to public housing residents and Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher participants. 

Click here to view scholarship flyer.

Click here for scholarship application.

Applications must be submitted to the St. Paul PHA by March 15, 2019. 

HAI Group 2019 Resident Scholarship Program

The Housing Authority Insurance (HAI) Group Resident Scholarship Program is open to public housing residents and Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher participants. 

Click here to view scholarship flyer.

For more information or to apply, please go to https://www.housingcenter.com/scholarships/ 

Applications must be submitted online by April 30, 2019.

Notice of Public Hearing - PHA Agency Plan

The Saint Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) has drafted an Agency Plan for its Fiscal Year 2020 (beginning 4/1/2019) and amendments to its Agency Plan for the current year, in consultation with a Resident Advisory Board.  A public hearing was held on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m. at 325 Laurel Avenue (Neill Hi-Rise), Saint Paul, MN.

Click here to view Notice of Public Hearing

St. Paul PHA Public Housing Waiting Lists Closing October 1, 2018

Beginning October 1, 2018 and until further notice, the St. Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) will stop accepting applications for its public housing program.  Effective on this date, the PHA will not be accepting applications for any bedroom size.  

All applications received prior to October 1st will be processed according to the PHA’s approved policies.  The policies include admission preferences for persons who live, work or attend school in the City of St. Paul, or who have been accepted for work or school in St. Paul; and for veterans, members of the armed services and their dependents.

The PHA will announce in advance when the waiting list will reopen for new applications.

Click here for more information about waiting list closing. 

Informational Notice to Residents about Possible Changes in Public Housing Programs; Rental Assistance Demonstration - RAD Program; Information Meeting Schedule. RAD Information Notice

Funding for the Public Housing Program is decreasing, at the same time public housing properties are aging and in need of many expensive repairs or improvements.  The PHA is in the process of exploring options for more stable funding sources.  At the same time, the PHA is also exploring ways to reduce costs. 

Click here to view notice  

Click here to view RAD Power Point presentation 

Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Landlord Orientation

Landlord orientation is a free one-hour session that provides both prospective and existing landlords an introduction to how Section 8 works in St. Paul. The sessions are held at the Central Administrative Office on the third floor. The next orientation will take place on Wednesday December 9 at 9:00 a.m. Register by e-mailing Programs Manager Dominic Mitchell at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or by telephone at (651) 292-6191.
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Rent Payments

Beginning June 1, 2015 the PHA will no longer accept rent payments at our Central Administrative Office. Rent payments may be paid by mail or online.
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Top 5 Reasons for Eviction

This flyer lists the top five reasons public housing residents get evicted. More >