The following are affordable rental housing options for low income seniors.
Section 8 Rental Assistance Program
The Section 8 Rental Assistance Program can help you pay your rent if you are income eligible. Eligible families and individuals select their own rental units, and pay 30% to 40% of their adjusted gross income towards rent and utilities. Northwest Minnesota Multi-County HRA pays the balance of the rent.
Agency: Northwest Minnesota Multi-County Housing & Redevelopment Authority
Home and Community-Based Services
Group homes provide residential services for individuals with disabilities by providing choices and opportunities. To accomplish this, the programs are designed and developed to respect dignity and allow as much independence as possible to assure the individual's happiness.
Agency: Clearwood Group Home (Red Lake Falls)
Agency: Northwood Home (Red Lake Falls)
Independent and Assisted Living
Hillcrest Senior Living in Red Lake Falls offers a home-like senior living community with the ideal combination of living spaces, care and amenities to promote residents' health and well being in independent and assisted living. The one-level assisted living offers 13 private suites with full bathroom and shower, small kitchenette, community dining/activity area, 3 home-cooked meals daily, snacks and many other amenities for care such as medication reminders or disbursement, nursing care and more. A secure Memory Care Community is also available with 10 private rooms within a secure unit. Hillcrest Senior Living also offers adult respite services to the area.
Agency: Hillcrest Senior Living
Senior Apartments - Licensed Housing with Services
Sunview Senior Center Apartments offer affordable apartments with personal and health care support services. Our home health service agents are available to provide a combination of personal support and health-related services. These services will give each resident the support they need to allow them to live independently in their own home, as long as possible. Services include Senior Nutrition program with meals on-site or home delivered, house cleaning, Home Health Aide Care, Registered Nursing supervision, blood pressure checks, Dial-a-ride transportation, groceries and medications delivered, entertainment and activities.
Agency: Sunview Senior Center Apartments
Area Agency on Aging
The Land of the Dancing Sky is one of Minnesota’s seven Area Agencies on Aging. They are a focal point for helping individuals live well as they age in their communities. They help older adults; the communities in which they live and the public, nonprofit and private organizations that support them. Services may include, but are not limited to: Caregiver Planning & Support, Senior Housing Options, Senior Nutrition & Meals, In-Home Care, Long-Term Care, Medicare/Medicaid, Nursing Home, Senior Centers, Transportation and more.
Agency: Land of the Dancing Sky Area Agency on Aging