The following are affordable rental housing options for low income seniors.
Section 8 Rental Assistance Program
The Section 8 Rental Assistance Program can help you pay your rent if you are income eligible. Eligible families and individuals select their own rental units, and pay 30% to 40% of their adjusted gross income towards rent and utilities. Northwest Minnesota Multi-County HRA pays the balance of the rent.
Agency: Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center is located in Hallock, Minnesota; with a satellite medical clinic in Karlstad, MN. The main medical campus consists of a fifteen bed hospital, medical clinic, a sixty bed nursing home (with a dedicated memory care unit), home health/public health care agency, and assisted living center. Within the campus is also a community fitness center and independent dental clinic. The Healthcare Center also operates an ambulance service that serves the community and surrounding communities.
Agency: Kittson Memorial Healthcare Center
Home and Community-Based Services
Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota - McKinley - Karlstad
LSS Group Homes provide residential services for individuals with disabilities by providing choices and opportunities. To accomplish this, the programs are designed and developed to respect dignity and allow as much independence as possible to assure the individual's happiness.
Agency: LSS McKinley-Karlstad
Agency: LSS Karibou-Karlstad
Assisted Living - Hallock
The staff at River's Edge provide personalized services designed to meet the needs of every patient. The dedicated health professionals offer the assistance you need while respecting your independence. River's Edge is a licensed care provider with the State of Minnesota. The Minnesota Department of Health provides a list of registered care providers in Minnesota.
Agency: River's Edge Assisted Living
Area Agency on Aging
The Land of the Dancing Sky is one of Minnesota’s seven Area Agencies on Aging. They are a focal point for helping individuals live well as they age in their communities. They help older adults; the communities in which they live and the public, nonprofit and private organizations that support them. Services may include, but are not limited to: Caregiver Planning & Support, Senior Housing Options, Senior Nutrition & Meals, In-Home Care, Long-Term Care, Medicare/Medicaid, Nursing Home, Senior Centers, Transportation and more.
Agency: Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging