Dakota County CDA
1228 Town Centre Drive Eagan, MN 55123


Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Dakota County CDA administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 5 projects which contain 323 affordable rental units. It also administers 2,306 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Dakota County CDA is determined to be a Medium Low public housing authority, meaning it manages between 250 - 499 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Dakota County CDA between Public Housing Units (12%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (88%) to that of all housing authorities in MN, Dakota County CDA has a smaller proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in MN.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

Latest Public Housing Inspection Scores What are REAC Scores?

Every public housing project is inspected every one to three years by HUD.

Dakota County CDA manages 2 rental properties which have an average inspection score of 86. The scores for properties managed by Dakota County CDA range from a high of 93 to a low of 78.

The highest scoring property in the Dakota County CDA portfolio is Colleen Loney Manor and the lowest scoring property is Portland N&s/biscayne Townhomes/office.

To be a passing score a public housing property must have a score of 60 or more. 100% of properties managed by Dakota County CDA have a passing score.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (data.gov, 2014)

Waiting List Status:

The Section 8 and Public Housing programs administered by this housing authority are often over subscribed requiring the use of a waiting list. The waiting list would typically only open for brief periods. To find out of the waiting list is open or when it may open, please contact the housing authority directly.

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Public Housing Projects


Public Housing Units


Section 8 Vouchers

Medium Low (250 - 499)

Public Housing Size

Large (1,250 - 9,999)

Section 8 Size


Program Type

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