Public Notice: Comment Period on Proposed Amendments to Dakota County Consortium HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Program Budget for Program Years 2017-2021

The purpose of this Notice is to announce at least a 30-day public comment period that is currently open on proposed amendments to the Dakota County Consortium HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Program Budget for Program Years 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and available, if any, program income. Proposed amendments: 1 – The Dakota County CDA […]

CDA Closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

The CDA office will be closed on Monday, January 17 for the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, January 18, 2022.

Public Notice: Comment Period for Dakota County CDA Agency Plan

The Dakota County CDA’s Annual Agency Plan which outlines the CDA’s goals, objectives, and administrative policy for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Public Housing program is available for public review and comment through 03/01/2022. A draft is available on the Dakota County CDA’s website at Upon request, the Agency Plan can be […]

Dakota County CDA Accepting Applications for Public Housing Waiting Lists February 1 – March 31, 2022

The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) will be accepting applications for the Scattered Site Public Housing Program and Colleen Loney Manor waiting lists from February 1 through March 31, 2022. Applications will be accepted online only at Applicants may use any computer, tablet, or smart phone with internet access to apply, including computers […]

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: Housing Specialist (Limited Term) Office Support Assistant – Property Management 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.

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.