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Small Business Relief Grant Program

The Dakota County Board of Commissioners has approved the Small Business Relief Grant Program to provide $10 million from the county’s allocation of federal CARES Act funds to assist small businesses that have suffered financially due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of up to $10,000 will help businesses cover payroll, rent, mortgage payments, utility bills […]


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 […]


Dakota County CDA Offices Closed Until Further Notice

Updated 4/30/2020 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: 7/21/2020 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 […]


Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Now Open

The Dakota County CDA  is accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8 rental assistance) waiting list.  The list will remain open until further notice. To apply visit: www.myhousing.dakotacda.org More information about the program, including eligibility requirements, can be on the Dakota County CDA Rental Assistance web page. Flyer: Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting […]


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 […]