Creating Affordable Housing Opportunities
Find Your Home
Itasca County Housing and Redevelopment Authority offers affordable housing opportunities to eligible individuals in Itasca County. ICHRA 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.

We Moved!

Our new address is:
1115 NW 4th St. Grand Rapids, MN 55744

The Itasca County HRA has reopened to the public for walk in service!  Our regular business hours are Monday thru Thursday, 8:00am until 4:30pm, and Fridays from 8:00am until 12:00pm.  

Rent Help Minnesota

RentHelpMN is Now Open for Applications
Minnesota Housing is pleased to announce that RentHelpMN is now open and accepting applications. RentHelpMN makes it possible for eligible renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for those at risk of falling behind on rent payments due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note that RentHelpMN is in Phase One, in which people with past due rent who meet eligibility requirements are invited to apply.
To apply for RentHelpMN, please visit renthelpmn.org or call 211. The 211 helpline has dedicated multilingual staff available to answer questions about https://www.renthelpmn.org/, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Visit renthelpmn.org to learn more about the program and eligibility requirements and to apply.

Career Opportunity

Housing Specialist

The Itasca County Housing & Redevelopment Authority (HRA) is seeking a dynamic individual to join their team.  Key responsibilities of this position include performing intake, screening, eligibility determinations, leasing components, and annual/interim re-certifications for the agency’s owned housing programs.

Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational, and computer skills.  Other requirements include an AA degree in business or related field, two years of experience in an office setting or housing field, and a valid MN driver’s license and access to automotive vehicle to be used for business purposes.  Preferred qualifications include a BA degree in business or related field, affordable housing experience and experience working for a public housing authority.

A competitive wage and excellent benefit package will be offered for this full-time position.

Complete position description and application forms are available by calling Dana Abbott at 218-326-7978 or by visiting our website at www.itascacountyhra.org.

Applicants are encouraged to include a resume and cover letter with their completed application, but a resume will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application form.  Submit application materials to the HRA offices 1115 NW 4TH Street, Grand Rapids, or email to Executive Director Diane Larson at diane@itascacountyhra.org.


This posting will remain open until the position is filled.

ICHRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Find the right program that can help in your situation


Housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities.


The participant is free to choose any housing that meets the requirements of the program.


Bridges is a rental assistance program that serves persons with a serious mental illness.

Permanent Supportive
Housing Program

Provides rent assistance, in connection with supportive services, to homeless persons with disabilities.


Our Office:
1115 NW 4th Street
Grand Rapids, MN 55744

Contact Info

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Phone: 218-326-7978

Fax: 218-326-8031

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