Rapid City, SD Low Income Housing

Rapid City, SD Low Income Housing Guide

Qualifying For Low Income Housing in Rapid City, SD

How do I qualify for low income housing in Rapid City, SD?
To qualify for low income housing in South Dakota, you must meet the following income requirements:

Your household income must be below 80% of the area median income (AMI). The AMI is updated annually by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and varies by county.

You must have a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN).

You must be a U.S. citizen or a legal immigrant.

In addition to the income requirements, you may also need to meet other eligibility requirements, such as:

- You must not have been evicted from any public housing or Section 8 housing in the past three years.
- You must not have any outstanding felony convictions for drug-related offenses.
- You must not be a registered sex offender.

Types of Low Income Housing in Rapid City, SD

There are a variety of low-income housing options available in Rapid City, SD, including:
  • Public Housing: Public housing is owned and operated by your area Housing Authority. Public housing units are rented to low-income households at below-market rates.
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers: Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households. Vouchers can be used to rent apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes from private landlords.
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC): LIHTC is a federal program that provides tax credits to developers who build or renovate affordable housing units. LIHTC units are typically rented at below-market rates.
  • Project-Based Section 8: Project-based Section 8 is a federal program that provides rental assistance to low-income households who live in specific apartment buildings or housing developments.
  • Very Low Income Housing Development (VLID): VLID is a federal program that provides grants to states and local governments to fund the development of affordable housing for low-income households.


In addition to these federal programs, there are also a number of state and local programs that provide low-income housing assistance in Rapid City, SD. These programs may offer rental assistance, down payment assistance, or other forms of financial assistance to help low-income households afford housing.

PublicHousing.com puts together our list of properties using the above program listings all on one website.



We display monthly rates for the apartments when possible. Most of subsidized apartments base the rent on income, therefore, you will need to contact the apartment directly for rates. We list all pertinent contact information.

HUD Fair Market Rent For Rapid City, South Dakota - Pennington County

Studio Apartments $756
One Bedroom Apartments $995
Two Bedroom Apartments $1,374
Three Bedroom Apartments $1,509

List of Low Income Housing in or near Rapid City, SD

Denver Terrace Apartments - Rapid City

110 Denver St
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 398-1865
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Pennington County Housing and Redevelopment Commission

Pennington County Housing and Redevelopment Commission - Rapid City

1805 W. Fulton St. Ste 101
Rapid City, SD - 57702
(605) 394-5350
Pennington County

Teton Coalition,orporated - Rapid City

20 E. New York Street.
Rapid City, SD - 57701
605-341-9939
Pennington County

Pioneer Credit Counseling - Rapid City

1644 Concourse Drive
Rapid City, SD - 57703
605-716-1145
Pennington County

Dakota Plains Legal Services,orporated - Rapid City

528 Kansas City St., Suite 1
Rapid City, SD - 57709
605-856-4444
Pennington County

Maplewood Townhouses - Rapid City

5 E Knollwood Dr
Rapid City, SD - 57701
952-949-2200
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Maplewood Elderly - Rapid City

5 E Knollwood
Rapid City, SD - 57701
952-949-2200
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Lakota Community Homes - Rapid City

719 Wambli Drive
Rapid City, SD - 57701
763-2085752
Pennington County
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HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Asi-rapid City - Rapid City

1820 Galaxy Drive
Rapid City, SD - 57701
651 645-7271
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

West Park - Rapid City

1018 11th St
Rapid City, SD - 57701
605-348-5005
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

St Cloud - Rapid City

1212 E St Cloud
Rapid City, SD - 57701
605-343-4550
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Driftwood Estates - Rapid City

408 E Fairlane Dr
Rapid City, SD - 57701
605 348-1865
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Prairies Edge - Rapid City

4000 Minnesota Pl
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605)343-4550
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Indiana Home - Rapid City

232 E Indiana St
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605)343-4550
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Centennial Apartments - Rapid City

4051 Parkview Dr
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605)343-4550
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Churchill Apartments - Rapid City

304 Kinney Ave
Rapid City, SD - 57702
(605) 348-9766
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Northern Heights Explorer - Rapid City

906 Explorer St
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 348-1865
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Northern Heights Apartments - Rapid City

914 Explorer Street
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 348-4745
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Knollwood Heights Apartments - Rapid City

20 Surfwood Dr
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 348-1865
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

South Ridge Homes - Rapid City

1116 Fir Ave
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 343-3481
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

I-90 Pleasant Hill Village - Rapid City

1714 N Seventh St
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 343-2603
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Upper Knollwood Townhouses - Rapid City

25 Knollwood
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 256-6904
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Knollwood Townhouses - Rapid City

1721 N Maple Ave
Rapid City, SD - 57701
(605) 256-6904
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Cedar Ridge Townhouses - Rapid City

4302 Cedar Ridge Pl
Rapid City, SD - 57702
605 348 5656
Pennington County
HUD Housing Apartment
Section 8 apartment

Tips for Finding Low-Income Housing in Rapid City, SD

  • 1. Check with local social service agencies. Many social service agencies offer affordable housing programs or can provide you with information on affordable housing resources in your area.
  • 2. HUD Exchange: The HUD Exchange website provides information on a variety of federal housing programs, including Section 8 and HOME.
  • 3. National Low Income Housing Coalition: The NLIHC website provides information on affordable housing programs and policies at the national and state levels.

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