As an agency administrating the federal Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program, the Bloomington HRA is required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to file a 5-Year Agency Plan and annual updates to that plan. The plans are a comprehensive guide to the BHRA's policies, programs, operations and strategies for meeting local housing needs and goals. The most recent 5-year Agency Plan is below. The HRA has updated the Annual Agency Plan and Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan for 2024 and the draft documents are available for public review and comment. The Annual Agency Plan and Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan for 2024 drafts are also available in the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) offices Monday thru Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., until the day of the closing of the public comment period.
The Housing and Redevelopment Authority in and for the City of Bloomington (HRA) will, at a regular meeting of the HRA to be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. will conduct a public hearing to hear comments regarding the Annual Agency Plan, Administrative Plan for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Rent Assistance Program Policies and updates.Anyone who desires to be heard during the public hearing will be afforded an opportunity to do so.Interested persons may register to speak in advance by contacting HRA@bloomingtonmn.gov or 952-563-8937. Written comments may be submitted until November 14, 2023.
The HRA is subject to Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability by public entities. Information regarding the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act is available from the HRA office at 952-563-8937. Auxiliary aids for disabled persons are available upon request at least 72 hours in advance of an event. Please call 952-563-8937 to make arrangements.
The HRA's financial report is a section of the City's Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR). The Finance Department has a Web page offering the full version of the ACFR.
This report was prepared by the City's Finance Department. Responsibility for both the accuracy of the presented data and the completeness and fairness of the presentation, including all disclosures, supporting schedules, statistical tables, etc., rests with the City. We believe the data, as presented, is accurate in all material respects; that it fairly sets forth the financial position and results of HRA operations as measured by the financial activity of its various funds; and that all disclosures necessary to enable the reader to gain the maximum understanding of the HRA's financial affairs have been included.