Dakota County Community Development Agency

1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN, 55123
(651) 675-4400



Dakota County

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About Dakota County Community Development Agency

The CDA is a local government agency administering over 30 programs and managing over 2,500 units of affordable workforce and senior housing serving the communities and residents of Dakota County.

Vision: To be a recognized leader in housing and community development by creatively meeting the needs of our stakeholders while maintaining a high level of financial performance.

Values:

Collaboration · Creating and maintaining dynamic partnerships with community stakeholders.
Innovation · Using creative ideas and strategies to address housing and community development needs.
Integrity · Demonstrating fairness and honesty while meeting the highest level of ethical conduct.
Quality · Maintaining excellence in the efficient, effective and responsive delivery of service.
Respect · Embracing the diversity of clients, staff and partners.

For over 45 years, the Dakota County CDA has been a leader in affordable housing and community development. Our vision is to be a recognized leader in housing and community development by creatively meeting the needs of our stakeholders while maintaining a high level of financial performance. Through of the dedication of our staff and support of Dakota County, Dakota County cities and our community partners, the CDA has grown into one of the largest housing and community development program providers in the Midwest administering over 30 different programs and serving over 10,000 people daily.

The CDA is consistently designated as a High Performer from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Scattered Site Public Housing Program and also received the Blue Ribbon Best Practices Award for the overall achievement of affordable housing goals.

For the past 22 years, the agency has received no adjusting journal entries or compliance findings in its annual CDA audit. The CDA published its first Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2002. This CAFR received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association. The CDA has received this award each year since 2002.


Mission Statement

To improve the lives of Dakota County residents and enhance the economic vitality of communities through housing and community development.

Program Summary for Dakota County Community Development Agency

Dakota County Community Development Agency is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Dakota County Community Development Agency manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Dakota County Community Development Agency administered a total of 192 Section 8 Vouchers. Dakota County Community Development Agency currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Dakota County Community Development Agency is located at 1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan, MN, 55123 and serves the city of Eagan. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Dakota County Community Development Agency at, (651) 675-4400 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Dakota County Community Development Agency compared nationally Large
Last Updated 11/29/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 192
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Dakota County Community Development Agency is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Dakota County, MN

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Dakota County, MN:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $30,050
  • $34,350
  • $38,650
  • $42,900
  • $46,350
  • $49,800
  • $53,200
  • $56,650
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,050
  • $20,600
  • $23,200
  • $25,750
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $46,000
  • $52,600
  • $59,150
  • $65,700
  • $71,000
  • $76,250
  • $81,500
  • $86,750

2017 Fair Market Rents for Dakota County, MN

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Dakota County, MN:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$699 $862 $1086 $1538 $1799



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority Richfield MN 231 N/A Open 6.47 Miles Contact
Bloomington Housing Authority Bloomington Housing Authority Bloomington MN 551 N/A Open 7.13 Miles Contact
South St. Paul HRA South St. Paul HRA South St. Paul MN N/A N/A Open 7.19 Miles Contact
St Paul Public Housing Agency St Paul Public Housing Agency Saint Paul MN 4,508 4,259 Open 8.68 Miles Contact
Metro Housing & Redevelopment Authority Metro Housing & Redevelopment Authority St. Paul MN 6,307 N/A Open 8.71 Miles Contact
South Metro Human Services South Metro Human Services St. Paul MN 75 N/A Open 8.87 Miles Contact

Housing Authority

Dakota County Community Development Agency Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
323
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Dakota County Quick Facts

Population: 412,529
Persons Per Household: 2.59
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 21.5%
Homeownership Rate: 75.8%
Housing Units: 161,868
Yearly Income Per Person: $34,828
Median Household Income: $73,732