News & Events

Construction Continues at Prestwick Place in Rosemount

March has certainly been in like a lion, but construction on Prestwick Place in Rosemount has continued through it all! Construction on Prestwick Place’s began last summer (2018), and will be the second workforce town townhome development in Rosemount. The 40-unit development will open this summer. Applications are currently being accepted; more information on waitlist openings and how to […]


Select Workforce Housing Waiting Lists Now Open!

The Dakota County CDA is accepting applications for properties in Farmington, Hastings, Lakeville and Rosemount. To apply visit: www.myhousing.dakotacda.org   The cities and units that will be open include: Farmington (2 bedroom units) Twin Ponds Hastings (2 and 3 bedroom units) Marketplace Pleasant Ridge West Village Lakeville (2 bedroom units) Cedar Valley Country Lane Keystone […]


Mortgage and Downpayment Assistance Available for Dakota County Homebuyers

Competitive fixed interest rate mortgage, an annual Federal tax credit and $8,500 in downpayment and closing cost assistance available through the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA). The spring homebuying market has sprung! If you’re a first time homebuyer or if you haven’t owned a home in three years, you can apply to the Dakota […]


Smoke-Free on June 1, 2018

Effective June 1, 2018, all housing units that are owned and managed by the Dakota County CDA will become smoke-free. This includes all units in the: Senior Housing Program Workforce Housing Program Scattered Site Public Housing Program Colleen Loney Manor Lincoln Place


Area Employers To Vie For 2nd Annual “Employers Of Excellence” Awards

Recruiting and retaining employees are two of the hottest topics for many employers in the area.  However, despite those challenges which are driven by low unemployment rates, many employers have effective practices in place. To recognize those innovators, the Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board (WDB) will once again be inviting employers to participate in the “Employers […]


Three Properties Sold to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

The Dakota County CDA sold three properties it acquired through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. In response to the foreclosure crisis, the Dakota County CDA was awarded federal stimulus funds under the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) to acquire properties to be developed into livable housing to be sold or […]


Redevelopment Grants Awarded to Six Cities

The Dakota County CDA Redevelopment Incentive Grant (RIG) program was created in 2006 to provide a flexible funding resource to Dakota County cities for the redevelopment of blighted and under-utilized areas, and to promote the development of affordable housing. The RIG program supports two grants: redevelopment and planning. Redevelopment Dakota County cities can apply for […]


Construction is Progressing at Argonne Hills

Construction is progressing on schedule at Argonne Hills in Lakeville!  Argonne Hills is the newest development to be added to the Senior Housing Program and the fourth in Lakeville. When it is completed, it will have 62 units of senior housing. Argonne Hills is expected to open in the summer of 2017. Here are pictures […]


Keystone Crossing is Fully Occupied

Keystone Crossing in Lakeville is the newest development in the Workforce Housing Program. All of the buildings have been completed and the first residents have moved in to the 36 units at Keystone Crossing. There is work to be completed on the exterior areas this spring and a second layer of asphalt will be laid at the end of the summer. […]


CDA Board of Commissioners Selects Officers

The CDA Board of Commissioners held its annual board meeting in January and selected its officers for 2017. Officers that will serve the Board for the year include: Chair: Commissioner Chris Gerlach Vice Chair: Commissioner Joe Atkins Secretary: Mary Liz Holberg   Four Commissioners took the Oath of Office at the annual meeting and were seated […]