The Olmsted County Housing & Redevelopment Authority has Merged with Rochester Community Housing Partnership (ROCHP)
This merger brings together the capabilities of two successful organizations to offer critical homeownership services to Olmsted county residents and the surrounding areas. As of October, 1st 2017, Olmsted County HRA will assume all ROCHP day to day operations.
OCHRA will now be offering the following:
For more information on any of these programs contact the Olmsted County HRA
The Olmsted County Housing & Redevelopment Authority Launches the
Housing Rehabilitation Program
The Olmsted County Housing & Redevelopment Authority (OCHRA) announces the official launch of the Housing Rehabilitation Program. This program will provide financial assistance to qualifying low and moderate income homeowners to assist in maintaining, repairing and improving the safety, livability and energy efficiency of their homes.
Click for more information on The Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program.
To provide Olmsted County residents opportunities to obtain quality, affordable housing.
The Olmsted County HRA is governed by a Board of Commissioners that meets monthly. It administers programs that provide rental assistance to tenants and rehabilitation funds to both homeowners and rental property owners. In addition, the Olmsted County HRA manages county-owned rental properties and partners with local agencies to provide other programs to increase the availability of affordable housing to residents of Olmsted County.
FAIR HOUSING IS THE LAW
Federal Law prohibits housing discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability. In Olmsted County, housing discrimination complaints can be filed with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) or the Minnesota Department of Human Rights.
If you suspect unfair housing practices, you can go to HUD’s website to file a complaint online, or call
800 669-9777 (TDD
800 927-9275) or
You can also go to the Minnesota Department of Human Rights website to file a complaint online, or call
651 296-5663 (TTY