St. Paul PHA Public Housing Waiting List is Closed

Beginning June 20, 2022, and until further notice, the St. Paul Public Housing Agency (PHA) will stop accepting applications for its Low Income Public Housing program.  The PHA will not accept applications for any unit size received after 11:59 PM on June 19, 2022.   

All applications received prior to June 20th will be processed according to the PHA’s approved policies.  The policies include admission preferences for those 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. 

  • The PHA does not have any emergency housing.  All of the PHA’s public housing units are occupied.

    • If you are in Ramsey County and have no housing options and are seeking emergency overnight shelter you should contact Ramsey County.  Click here for more information.

  • You must report any changes of address and/or household size or status in writing.

  • The PHA will contact you annually regarding your continued interest in the public housing program.  You must respond to this notice or your name will be removed from the waiting list.

  • All applicants for the Public Housing Program must complete a thorough screening process that includes criminal and housing history background checks.

How to Find the PHA

Click here for a map of downtown St. Paul.

Click here for a link to Metro Transit (bus routes).