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Scott County Community Development Agency

323 Naumkeag Street S
Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota 55379

Scott County Community Development Agency is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Homeownership Voucher, Family Self-Sufficiency, and Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) programs. As of September 22nd, 2020, Scott County Community Development Agency has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Rural Development Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Scott County Community Development Agency serves Scott County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Rural Development Open Until Further Notice
Scott County, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Closed
3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Closed
Prior Manor Apartments, 1-Bedroom, Senior and Disabled Public Housing Closed
Workforce Housing Closed

Open Scott County Community Development Agency Waiting Lists

Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.

Scott County Community Development Agency Website: https://scottcda.org/.

Scott County Community Development Agency Phone: (952) 402-9022.

Open Until Further Notice: Rural Development Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Scott County Community Development Agency (SCCDA) Rural Development waiting list is currently open, since at least February 6, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

Please note: The SCCDA Rural Development program offers 1, 2, and 3-Bedroom units at the Britland Apartments in Jordan; and Efficiency, 1, and 2-Bedroom units at the Belle Haven Apartments in Belle Plaine.

There are four ways to apply: 

  1. Download and print the application online here. Scroll down and select the "Rural Development Waiting List: Open" title, and select the application link in the list that appears.
  2. Pick up an application at the SCCDA offices, located at  323 South Naumkeag, Shakopee, Minnesota, 55379; Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am until 4:15 pm; and Friday from 8:00 am until 12:15 pm (Friday hours are from 8:00 am until 11:45 am in the summer months).
  3. Call (952) 402-9022 to request an application by mail.
  4. Send an email to cda-info@scottcda.org to request an application by mail.

For more information, visit the the SCCDA Waiting Lists page, the SCCDA Project Based page, or the SCCDA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (952) 447-8855.

Last Updated on 03/03/2020.

Other Scott County Community Development Agency Waiting Lists

Closed: Scott County, Minnesota Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Scott County Community Development Agency (SCCDA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the the SCCDA Waiting Lists page, the SCCDA Tenant Based Housing Assistance page, or the SCCDA website.

Last Updated on 07/03/2019.

Closed: 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Scott County Community Development Agency (SCDA) 3, 4 and 5-Bedroom Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from March 5, 2020, until March 11, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • 4 Persons $50,000 | 8 Persons $66,000
  • 5 Persons $54,000 | 9 Persons $70,000
  • 6 Persons $58,000 | 10 Persons $74,000
  • 7 Persons $62,000 

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the SCDA Waiting Lists page, or the SCDA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCDA website, as of February 25, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in Prior Lake, Savage and Shakopee, Minnesota.

Last Updated on 09/02/2020.

Closed: Prior Manor Apartments, 1-Bedroom, Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Scott County Community Development Agency (SCCDA) waiting list for 1-Bedroom, Senior (62+)/Disabled Public Housing apartments at Prior Manor Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from February 4, 2019, until September 30, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note:

  • The SCCDA Senior/Disabled Public Housing program offers 1-Bedroom units at Prior Manor Apartments.
  • The SCCDA does not offer a Family Public Housing program.

There were four ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Pick up an application at the SCCDA offices.
  2. Download and print the application online.
  3. Call to request an application by mail.
  4. Send an email to request an application by mail.

Once the application was completed, it must have been either:

  1. Mailed to the SCCDA.
  2. Dropped off at the SCCDA.

There were no preferences.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received.

For more information, visit the the SCCDA Waiting Lists page, the SCCDA Prior Lake page, or the SCCDA website.

Last Updated on 09/30/2019.

Closed: Workforce Housing Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Scott County Community Development Agency (SCCDA) Workforce Housing waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

Please note: The SCCDA Workforce Housing program offers 2, 3, and 4-Bedroom units at Scattered Sites in different cities across Scott County.

For more information, visit the the SCCDA Waiting Lists page, the SCCDA Project Based page, or the SCCDA website.

Last Updated on 07/03/2019.

About Scott County Community Development Agency

More information about Scott County Community Development Agency can be found on its website at https://scottcda.org/.

Representatives of Scott County Community Development Agency may be available by phone at (952) 402-9022. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of September 22nd, 2020, it is not known if Scott County Community Development Agency is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

As of 02/11/2019, Scott County Community Development Agency is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Scott County Community Development Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Scott County Community Development Agency manages 386 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out
Vouchers 294 3 21 13 7
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $759 $877 $843 $736 $859
Monthly Cost $223,272 $2,632 $17,712 $9,567 $6,014

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Scott County Community Development Agency

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 99 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 22 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 4 persons and has a household income of $20,513 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 56% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 37% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 72% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 15% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 12% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

74% of households included children, 26% of which had two adults in the household. 68% of households with children have a female head of household. 87% of all households were headed by a female.

64% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 59% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Scott County Community Development Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 8% include at least one person with a disability. 23% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 39% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

10% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 26% with 2 bedrooms and 64% with 3 or more bedrooms. 10% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Scott County Community Development Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $544 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,244. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $121.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


Public Housing Apartments Operated by Scott County Community Development Agency

Scott County

16049 Franklin Trl SE
Prior Lake, Minnesota