Affordable Rental Housing Program
Program AvailabilityBlue Earth County’s public housing is scattered throughout the following cities:
- Eagle Lake
- Madison Lake
- Lake Crystal
About the ProgramThe Blue Earth County EDA, associated with the Mankato EDA, manages public housing properties throughout Blue Earth County as part of its Affordable Rental Housing Program. The Affordable Rental Housing (ARH) Program allows low-income persons and families to live in subsidized housing managed by the City of Mankato. Program participants pay 30% of their income for rent and utilities.
Housing staff manage 263 properties throughout Blue Earth County from one-bedroom apartments to five-bedroom single-family homes. Applicants may apply for housing in Mankato, Eagle Lake, Madison Lake, Mapleton, and Lake Crystal.