Governor's House Program

The Governor’s House program was created as a way to provide reasonably sized, affordable, and energy efficient homes to income-qualified individuals and families in South Dakota.  

Who Qualifies?
Income Qualifications:
  • Household of one or two: $66,570 or less annual combined income
  • Household of three or more: $76,080 or less annual combined income
Net Worth Qualifications:
  • Age 61 or younger: Net worth less than $125,000 or $105,000 in liquid assets
  • Age 62 or older: Net worth less than $250,000 or $140,000 in liquid assets
Other Requirements:
  • Consider the home their only residence
  • Place the home within South Dakota
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House Features:

  • 24' x 50' home - 1,200 sq. ft.
  • 2" X 6" exterior wall construction with R21 Batt insulation + R7.5 1-1/2" foam = R28.5 insulation
  • 1/2" sheetrock on all interior walls; 5/8" sheetrock on ceilings
  • R-60 blown in fiberglass insulation in the attic
  • Vinyl traditional lap D-4 siding
  • Vinyl windows with insulated glass
  • Architectural Asphalt Shingles
  • Unit is a 2-ton unit rated at 15 SEER/8.5 HSPF
  • Air-Source Heat Pump to provide primary cooling and secondary heating
  • Choice of an electric forced air or gas forced air furnace
  • Electric hot water heater
  • All walls are taped, textured and painted
  • Onyx stained, shaker style, oak kitchen and bathroom cabinets
  • Stainless steal kitchen appliances
  • Washer and Dryer
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Landscaped Gov House

To learn more about the Governor's House Program and options, please visit the South Dakota Housing Development Authority's website here: