Housing Authority & Housing Programs
The City of St. Louis Park Housing Authority has been an independent governmental entity since its initial creation by the City Council in 1970. The Authority is governed by a Board of Commissioners appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Commissioners serve five-year terms, with one Commissioner representing assisted housing program...
The City of St. Louis Park contracted with Maxfield Research to conduct a Comprehensive Housing Needs Analysis of the Community. The study projects housing demand from 2013 through 2015, and gives recommendations on the amount and type of housing that could be built in St. Louis Park to satisfy demand from current and future residents.
The study identifies a potential demand for approximately 3,300 new housing units in St. Louis Park over the remainder of the decade and beyond. Demand will be spread across all product types; including 1,048 for-sale units, 1,282 general-occupancy rental units, and 768 senior units. Detailed information regarding recommended housing concepts can be found in Conclusions and Recommendations section at the end of the report.
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updated: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
- Examine the cost of rental housing in St. Louis Park;
- Compare rent and vacancy trends from year to year; and
- Determine rent reasonableness of proposed leases and contracts within the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program - a rental assistance program administered by the St. Louis Park Housing Authority (SLPHA).