News & Events

Dakota County CDA Offices Closed Until Further Notice

Updated 8/21/2020 Dakota County CDA offices will be closed until further notice. Business operations are being adjusted in response to the COVID-19 public health pandemic. Staff will be answering calls and emails during this time. If you are dropping off paperwork or a rent payment, please use the drop box located outside our front doors. […]


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

Last updated: 2/19/2021 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.   CDA Office Closed Until Further Notice Dakota County CDA offices are currently closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 public health pandemic until […]


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 http://www.mnsmokefreehousing.org/dakotacounty  


Select Senior Housing Waiting Lists Are Now Open!

The Dakota County CDA is now accepting applications for select units at properties in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings,  Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, West St. Paul, and South St. Paul. Dakota County CDA Senior Housing Waitlist Flyer To apply visit: www.myhousing.dakotacda.org Lists will remain open until further notice. More information about the program, […]


Select Workforce Housing Waiting Lists Now Open!

The Dakota County CDA is accepting applications for properties in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Eagan, Farmington, Hastings, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, and Rosemount. Lakeville and Rosemount lists are closing on January 15, 2020. Dakota County CDA Workforce Housing Waitlist Flyer To apply visit: www.myhousing.dakotacda.org Lists will remain open until further notice. More information about the program, including […]


Dakota County CDA Receives Awards of Merit

The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) was recognized with two awards from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). Awards of Merit were received for the CDA’s two newest affordable housing communities: Argonne Hills, a 62-unit senior housing development, and Keystone Crossing, a 36-unit workforce housing development. Both properties are located in […]


Mortgage and Downpayment Assistance Available for Dakota County Homebuyers

Update: The First Time Homebuyer Program is currently suspended with no funds available for first mortgages or down payment assistance. We do not know if/when there will be funding for this program. Please check back here regularly for any further updates. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact 651-675-4465.   If you’re […]


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 […]