Governor's House Program

Governor's House Brochure

Governor's House Eligibility Packet


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.  

Purchase Price

  • Two Bedroom - $49,700* plus excise and sales tax
  • Three Bedroom - $56,700* plus excise and sales tax

*Prices subject to change

Homebuyer’s Responsibility

  • Provide the lot

  • Purchase the building permit

  • Provide the foundation

  • Utility hook-ups and fees

  • Floor coverings and appliances

  • Obtain financing


  • Household income cannot exceed $52,710 for couples or individuals and $60,240 for families of three or more.

  • For families and individuals under the age of 62, net worth must be less than $90,000 and less than $70,000 in liquid assets. For families and individuals age 62 and older, net worth must be less than $175,000 and less than $100,000 in liquid assets.

  • The house must be used as the homebuyer’s only residence.

  • The house must be placed within South Dakota and be owned by the individual(s) living in the home.

The sales representative for the counties of Brookings, Clay, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Turner, and Union Counties is Leslie Mastroianni or Sara Lum. Leslie can be reached at (605) 681-8184 or Sara can be reached at (605) 681-8188 or

For additional information, visit the South Dakota Housing Development Authority’s website at