Public Housing


Itasca County Housing and Redevelopment Authority offers affordable housing opportunities to eligible individuals in Itasca County. Itasca County HRA is a fair housing agency and we do not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin. Please explore our website to find valuable information regarding programs and services that we offer.


JOB ANNOUNCEMENT as of August 7, 2018: Housing Specialist/Admin Assistant.

To view the Job Posting, click here. To view the Position Description, click here.

To view and print the Application Package for submission, click here.


Small Cities Development Program funds have been awarded to the City of Grand Rapids!

A portion of South East Grand Rapids has been targeted for Residential Rehabilitation. To determine if you are in the approved work area, view the Target Area map by clicking here. The geographic boundaries of the targeted area are defined as the area to the East of Pokegama Avenue, South of Third Street SE, West of Fourth Avenue SE, and North of Tenth Street SE.

*If you own property in the Target Area, click here to download and print an application, or call our office and dial extension 110 to request an application be sent to you. Be sure to state that you are requesting an SCDP application.

*To ensure a complete application is submitted and prevent delays to your application, click here to read the Cover Letter to the Application.

*For detailed Program Policies and Procedures and to understand the terms of the loan, click here to read the SCDP Rehabilitation Program Policy.


Itasca County HRA complied a list of area apartments that are subsidized and at or below fair market value. The information sheet also provides you with area agency information that may be helpful in housing areas. Click here to view this helpful resource: Itasca Area Apartment Rentals and Housing Info



Itasca County HRA partnered with several different agencies in the area in order to conduct a comprehensive housing market study. The study was conducted by Maxfield Research, Inc. A PDF version of the study is available; click here to view the study: Grand Rapids Market Study 2014


Itasca County has a population of approximately 45,058 and is located in north central Minnesota. The county is the third largest in the state and is approximately 3,000 square miles.

Public Housing