Notice to Announce Public Hearing for Fair Housing Implementation Council Twin Cities Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of Directors of the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) will meet on Tuesday August 18, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. at its offices located at 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, Minnesota, for the purpose of conducting a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments from the general public concerning the Twin Cities Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI).

The Twin Cities Regional AI is a thorough examination of structural barriers to fair housing choice and access to opportunity for members of historically marginalized groups protected from discrimination by the federal Fair Housing Act (FHA). The Twin Cities Regional AI also outlines meaningful strategies that can be implemented to achieve progress towards the various entitlement jurisdictions’ obligation to affirmatively furthering fair housing.

An executive summary and full draft of the AI is available:

Executive Summary – Draft Twin Cities Regional AI

Draft Twin Cities Regional Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice (AI)

On request, the Dakota County CDA will make every attempt to make the information available in alternative formats.

Members of the public can participate in the public hearing in one of the following ways:

  • All persons interested may appear and be heard at the time and place set forth above.
  • The public may comment in writing or via voicemail. Any comments and materials submitted by 12:00 pm of the day of the meeting will be attached to the public record and available for review by the Board. Comments may be submitted to the Clerk of the Board via email at sjacobson@dakotacda.state.mn.us or by voicemail at 651-675-4434.
  • If you wish to speak at the public hearing and are unable to attend in person, please notify the Clerk to the Board via email at sjacobson@dakotacda.state.mn.us. Emails must be received by 12:00 pm of the day of the meeting. Instructions on how to participate will be sent to anyone interested.