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 […]

June is National Homeownership Month!

June is National Homeownership Month! The Biden administration’s National Homeownership Month 2023 proclamation highlights the benefits and importance of homeownership, saying in part, “During National Homeownership Month, we recognize the power of owning a home when raising a family, planting roots in a community, building equity, and passing down generational wealth to continue the American […]

Dakota County CDA’s Waitlists are Open for Applications!

The Dakota County CDA has open waitlists in the following programs (click for current program flyer): Section 8 / Housing Choice Voucher Public Housing and Colleen Loney Manor Senior Housing Family Workforce Townhomes Gateway Place Additional information can be found on our website’s program pages. All applications are submitted online at

The CDA is hiring! Join our team!

The CDA is seeking candidates for open positions including: Weatherization Specialist Housing Specialist Maintenance Technician Site Attendants All of these opportunities are part of great CDA teams, and offer excellent benefits. Learn more about these positions and apply online at

Dakota Homeownership Preservation Program is Now Open

If you are past due on your mortgage or other housing expenses, there may be help available to you. The Dakota Homeownership Preservation Program (DHPP) provides foreclosure prevention advising and limited financial assistance. To determine if you are eligible, visit the DHPP page.

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.

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 […]

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 […]

The CDA Recognizes One-Year of Being Smoke-Free

On Saturday, June 1, the CDA officially hit one year of being smoke-free housing! In partnership with Live Smoke Free and Dakota County Public Health, the progress of the first year is something worth celebrating. You can watch and listen to these stories of progress here: For more information on this program, visit