Cass County Housing Authority in Backus Minnesota

Address and phone number for Cass County Housing Authority, a Housing Authority, at Washburn Avenue, Backus MN.


Name
Cass County Housing Authority
Address
218 Washburn Avenue, Backus, Minnesota, 56435
Phone
218-947-3993
Fax
218-947-3883
Hours
Mon-Fri 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

About the Cass County Housing Authority

The Cass County Housing Authority, located in Backus, MN, is a government agency that operates and manages public housing in Cass County. The Housing Authority oversees low-income housing, including the application process, eligibility guidelines, and related resources. For example, Backus residents can receive subsidies for low-income housing, access public housing programs, and learn about other resources for eligible Cass County residents from the Housing Authority.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • How to qualify for Backus low income housing
  • Applying for housing subsidies in Backus
  • Public housing programs in Backus
  • The locations of low-income housing units
  • Backus Section 8 landlord information
Low-Income Housing in Backus

The Cass County Housing Authority manages low-income housing in Backus, including building projects designed to increase the number of low-income housing units. The Housing Authority provides information on low income housing locations, different types of low-income units, the number of units available, and the application process.

Backus Low-Income Housing Eligibility

The Housing Authority can provide information on eligibility requirements for Backus low income housing. The Cass County Housing Authority also manages the application process, including any lotteries or waitlists. You can contact the Housing Authority to learn about eligibility guidelines, submitting applications for low income housing, or joining the waitlist.

Cass County Section 8 Housing

The Section 8 program in Cass County provide vouchers for privately owned housing units. Offered at the federal level, through HUD's Housing Choice Voucher Program, Section 8 caps participants' rent at 30-40% of their income while property owners receive market rate rent. The Cass County Housing Authority pays the remainder of the rent. Landlords can visit the Housing Authority to join the program.

Public Housing Programs

In Backus, the Housing Authority manages several different types of housing units, including apartments and single-family homes. Public housing programs in Cass County provide more than subsidies, they also offer a range of other services. For example, the Housing Authority can connect Backus residents with programs for rent assistance, utility bill assistance, and crisis support.

State and Federal Subsidized Housing

Cass County Housing Authorities work together with the Minnesota Department of Housing and HUD to provide subsidized housing in Backus. Local Housing Authorities receive funding from HUD to subsidize housing and oversee public housing developments in Backus. Backus public housing programs follow HUD public housing standards and procedures when managing public housing.

Contact the Cass County Housing Authority

You may contact the Cass County Housing Authority by calling 218-947-3993, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Cass County Housing Authority, 218 Washburn Avenue, Backus, Minnesota, 56435.


Map of Cass County Housing Authority in Backus Minnesota


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