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Dakota County Offers More COVID-19 Relief to Businesses and Nonprofits

The Dakota County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, Jan. 19 approved a fourth round of grants totaling up to $8.3 million to businesses and nonprofit organizations suffering financially due to COVID-19. This round of grants prioritizes businesses and nonprofits that have not received any county or state COVID-19 relief assistance, before providing additional funds to […]


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: 1/26/2021 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

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