Dakota County 2020-2024 Consolidated Plan Survey

Dakota County receives approximately $3.8 million in federal funds each year for housing and community development projects. In order to receive the federal funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Dakota County is required to prepare a 5-year Consolidated Plan. The plan begins with your input. Interested groups and individuals are […]

Employers in Dakota and Scott Counties to vie for Excellence Awards; Workforce Development Board Recognizes Employee Retention, Shares Best Practices

The Dakota-Scott Workforce Development Board invites employers to participate in the 2019 Employers of Excellence Awards. The program recognizes employers in the two-county area that are best at finding and retaining employees — two challenges employers face amid low unemployment. The program collects data from participating employers and produces a report on employment trends and […]

Select Senior Housing Waiting Lists Are Now Open!

The Dakota County CDA is now accepting applications for 2-bedroom units at properties in Farmington, Hastings,  Inver Grove Heights, Lakeville, Mendota Heights, Rosemount, West St. Paul, and South St. Paul. To apply visit: The cities and developments (2-bedroom units only) include: Farmington Vermillion River Crossing Hastings Rivertown Court Mississippi Terrace Inver Grove Heights Carmen Court Cahill Commons […]

2020 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Application Available

The Dakota County CDA will accept applications in Round 1 in accordance with the Low Income Housing Tax Credit 2020 Qualified Allocation Plan and the Procedural Manual. May 17, 2019, by 4:30 pm – CDA Notice of Intent to Apply form due June 3, 2019, by 4:30 pm – 2020 Tax Credit applications due For […]

Select Workforce Housing Waiting Lists Now Open!

The Dakota County CDA is accepting applications for properties in Farmington, Hastings, Lakeville and Rosemount. To apply visit:   The cities and units that will be open include: Farmington (2 bedroom units) Twin Ponds Hastings (2 and 3 bedroom units) Marketplace Pleasant Ridge West Village Lakeville (2 bedroom units) Cedar Valley Country Lane Keystone […]

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