News & Events

Are you on the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list? Action to stay on the list is required – check your email!

The CDA periodically updates waitlists to ensure that interested applicants remain on the list and that information is up-to-date. You will be notified by email that action is needed on your account to remain on the list. It is important that you check your email for correspondence from the CDA, and follow instructions timely. All […]

Gateway Place Officially Opens!

In addition to celebrating its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 9, Gateway Place officially opened in West St. Paul. Elected officials, City staff, guests, and CDA staff gathered in celebration and the ribbon cutting for the building. This project has transformed the corner of the north end gateway to West St. Paul, and now provides […]

CDA Celebrates 50 Years!

The CDA celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Tuesday, November 9th. Fifty years ago, the CDA was created by a special act of the Minnesota Legislature, and since then, the agency has grown to be one of the largest housing authorities in the Midwest. Early programs for the CDA included the federal Housing Choice Voucher and […]

The CDA is hiring! Join our team!

The CDA is seeking candidates for open positions including: Property Manager Housing Specialist (Limited Term) Weatherization Specialist (Limited Term) All of these opportunities are part of great CDA teams, and offer excellent benefits. Learn more about these positions and apply online at

Learn More About Dakota County CDA’s Senior Housing

The Dakota County CDA’s Senior Housing program provides affordable housing to Dakota County’s growing and active 62+ senior population. Learn a little bit more about the program in this new video: More questions? Visit the Senior Housing FAQ page.

Creating an Affordable Housing Rent Cafe Account

This page will host future help documents for Rent Cafe.

Gateway Place Now Accepting Applications

Applications are now being accepted for Gateway Place in West St. Paul. Currently under construction, this development will provide 54 units of affordable, general occupancy workforce housing in studio and one-bedroom apartments. Occupancy in October 2021 is anticipated. For more information about this development and how to apply, visit our Gateway Place webpage.

All Senior Housing Waiting Lists Are Open

The Dakota County CDA is accepting applications for all waiting lists in the Senior Housing Program. Dakota County CDA Senior Housing Waitlist Flyer To apply visit: Lists will remain open until further notice. More information about the program, including eligibility requirements, can be found on the Dakota County CDA Senior Housing Program web page.   How […]

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Information and Resources for Residents and Businesses

Last updated: 6/14/2021 This page contains information and resources for residents and businesses during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. We will keep this page updated with information as it is available.

New Affordable Housing Underway in Rosemount

Ground has officially been broken on Wexford Place Apartments, a 49-unit affordable housing development in Rosemount (on the corner of Chippendale Avenue and 160th Street). Remarks at the groundbreaking event held on July 31, 2019 were provided by Mike Waldo, CEO of Ron Clark Construction (project developer), Rosemount Mayor Bill Droste, and Commissioner Chris Gerlach […]