Low-Rent Public Housing

Housing Units

The Faribault Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) manages 49 units of low-rent public housing. The public housing units include single-family homes, duplexes and townhouse-style units, scattered throughout the City of Faribault.

Income Limits

The units are available for rent by very low-income families of 2 or more persons whose household income is less than 50% of the Rice County Area Median Income.

The waiting list for 2-, 3-, and 4-bedroom Public Housing units are currently being admistered through Rice County HRA at (507) 333-0387 for these units.

Public Housing Family Rental Units

*Current income limits are as follows:

  • 2 People: $59,500
  • 3 People: $67,000
  • 4 People:  $74,400
  • 5 People: $80,400
  • 6 People: $86,350
  • 7 People:  $92,300
  • 8 People:  $98,250

Effective April 02, 2023

Households pay 30% of their adjusted monthly gross income towards rent and utilities at these sites. Tenants are required to recertify their income and expenses on an annual basis in order to verify they are paying the appropriate rent based on their income.  *Preferences may be given to Very Low Income families per HUD guidelines. 

Unit Sizes

The unit sizes include 2-, 3-, and 4- bedroom units. Each unit comes with a refrigerator, range and hookups for washing machines and dryers. Some of the larger sites include playgrounds, while other units are in close proximity to parks, schools and churches.


Tenants are allowed to have small pets, including cats and dogs weighing less than 15 pounds.

Application Process

Please call Rice County HRA to get an application for these units.  There is a wait list which is also administererd though the Rice County HRA.  Contact information for this office is:  (507) 333-0387.  These properties are managed by Cornerstone Management Group (507) 218-6125.