Tax Incentives

Housing Tax Abatement Policy


The purpose of the Wadena County Tax Rebate Program is to encourage the construction of new primary residence single and two-family housing units and to address the housing shortage in Wadena County and to increase the value of the future tax base of Wadena County. Per MN state statute 469.1813.


This Policy is in effect September 5, 2023, and may be modified or rescinded at any time by the Wadena County Board of Commissioners

Qualifying Units of HousingĀ 

Eligible units of housing include a single-family house or two-family house. A house may be a new construction or modular, including an attached garage up to 1000 square feet. Mobile homes do not qualify.

Download the full policy and qualifications here.
Download the application here.