Dow Towers

Public Housing

The Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority provides rental apartments for low income persons and families. Dow Towers, a subsidized high-rise located at 22 5th Ave S, has 76 one-bedroom apartments.

Hopkins HRA To Open One-Bedroom Public Housing Waiting List

The Hopkins Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) will be accepting applications online for its one-bedroom Public Housing waiting list from Monday, December 8, 2014 at 8:00 am through Friday, December 12, 2014 at 4:00 pm.

During this time period, applications must be submitted online only at (Applications will not be available in the HRA office and fax requests will not be accepted. Applicants may use any computer, tablet or smart-phone with internet access to apply, including free computers at public libraries.)

The online application will be available 24 hours per day. The time and date of receipt of the application online has no bearing on whether an application will be selected for the waiting list.  There is no need or advantage to applying immediately after the list opens. 

The HRA will conduct a lottery of all eligible applications for 350 positions on the waiting list for the Public Housing waiting list. 


The waiting list is open to all eligible households with 1 to 2 members (families with 3+ members do not meet occupancy requirements). To qualify, annual gross household income cannot exceed:

Equal Housing Opportunity
Household Size Maximum Annual Income
1 $29,050
2 $33,200

The list will close at 4:00 pm on December 12, 2014.


  • Public Housing Manager


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Dow Towers won a Community Image Award in 2010.