Housing Choice Vouchers

5,243 vouchers as of December 1, 2023

  • Maintain High Performer status under HUD’s Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP), including maintaining 98.5% SEMAP budget/unit utilization.
  • Offer additional PBV opportunities through Minnesota Housing’s Consolidated Request for Proposals (Super RFP) according to PHA policy; focus on increasing PBV voucher utilization.
  • Successfully implement Minnesota Housing’s anticipated statewide voucher program to expand housing opportunities in St. Paul.
  • Continue advancing the PHA’s mission through leadership positions and collaborations with Heading Home Ramsey, the City of St. Paul, and other external stakeholders.   
  • Maximize housing choice and housing opportunities for voucher participants by continuing to recruit and retain property owners and managers as partners, including utilizing landlord incentives, and by promoting search assistance and mobility counseling.
  • Continue to advocate for program efficiencies and for increased voucher funding.
  • Provide robust staff training on HOTMA and HCV regulations to advance efficiencies and opportunities.
  • Work towards paperless processes; streamline billing and reporting.