Mental Health Resources (MHR) Section 8 Voucher waiting list for people with disabilities

Mental Health Resources, Inc. is opening its Section 8 voucher waiting list lottery at 8:00 am on December 14, 2016. It will close at 3:00 pm on December 16, 2016. MHR will hold a computer generated lottery to randomly choose 1000 qualified pre-applications to be placed on the waiting list.

Applications are only accepted online here (on December 14th -16th).

In order to qualify for assistance, the family’s head of household or spouse must qualify as disabled and earn at or less than $30,050 (single) - $42,900 (family of four).

A qualified individual, such as a physician or qualified health professional, must document whether an applicant meets the definition of “person with disabilities." Receipt of Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) payments will NOT be considered sufficient demonstration that an applicant is disabled.

The waiting list has preferences. Preferences are assigned to the applicant up to 5 points. Applicants with these preferences are placed higher on the waiting list:

  • Homeless Status - 2 points
  • Bridges, Temporary, or Transitional Subsidy - 2 points
  • Living or working in Hennepin or Ramsey County - 1 point
  • Receiving Support Services - 1 point
  • Rent Burdened - 1 point
  • Veteran - 1 point
  • No preference - 0 points

If you are unable to complete an application online based on your disabling condition, and would like to submit a reasonable accommodation request to MHR in order to submit an application, please call 651-659-2942.

After you have successfully applied, you will receive a receipt with a confirmation number and instructions for checking your status online. Online status will be available after 01/01/2017.

Apply online here (on December 14th -16th).