Welcome to the MyHousing portal for the Dakota County CDA

To apply for waiting lists, click “Applicant Login” at the top of this page. For new users, you will need to have an email address to create a MyHousing account, username and password. If you have previously applied, you will login using the email address you created your account with and password.

Complete the application, select waiting lists and submit. Your application will be reviewed for eligibility and you will receive confirmation by email when your application has been processed.


The CDA will also periodically update waitlists. You will be notified by email (to the email address you used to apply) to save your spot on waiting lists. When you receive those notifications, it is important that you check your email and follow the instructions timely. 


The following waiting lists are currently open:

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8 rental assistance)

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rent assistance to eligible households. The income limits for the program are:

* 1 person household = $41,100
* 2 person household = $46,950
* 3 person household = $52,800
* 4 person household = $58,650
* 5 person household = $63,350
* 6 person household = $68,050
* 7 person household = $72,750
* 8 person household = $77,450

Preference is given to applicants who currently live, work, are hired to work, or attend school (full time) in Dakota County.

Public Housing - Scattered Site
The Public Housing Program provides affordable rental housing for families in two- and three-bedroom units located in Apple Valley, Burnsville, Hastings, Lakeville and Rosemount. Residents pay 30% of their monthly income towards rent.

Income limits for Public Housing are:
2 person household = $71,550
3 person household = $80,500
4 person household = $89,400
5 person household = $96,600
6 person household = $103,050

Preference is given to applicants who currently live, work, are hired to work, or attend school (full time) in Dakota County.


Colleen Loney Manor
Colleen Loney Manor is an 80-unit public housing apartment building in West St. Paul.

Income limits for Colleen Loney Manor are:
1 person household = $62,600
2 person household = $71,550


Preference is given to applicants who currently live, work, are hired to work, or attend school (full time) in Dakota County.

Gateway Place
Gateway Place is a workforce housing apartment building in West St. Paul. The building has 54 units (21 studio and 22 one-bedrooms). Rents are $700 for a studio and $850 for a one-bedroom.

Income limits for Gateway Place are:
1 person household = $49,320
2 person household = $56,340

Minimum income requirements:
Studio units = $17,244
One-bedroom units = $20,904

Preference is given to applicants who currently live, work, are hired to work, or attend school (full time) in Dakota County.

Senior Housing Program

The Senior Housing Program serves seniors age 62+. Households must meet program eligibility requirements including having incomes below the following limits:

  • 1 person household = $62,600
  • 2 person household = $71,550

There are two rent structures in the program; rent based on income and flat rents. Monthly rents for rent based on income one-bedroom units range from $466 - $835 and two bedroom units range from $690 - $1,057. Flat rent units are $707 for a one-bedroom and $867 for a two-bedroom.  

Preference is given to applicants who live, work or have immediate family (mother, father, son, daughter, brother or sister) residing in Dakota County.

All one-bedroom and two-bedroom waiting lists are open for CDA Senior Housing Program.

All buildings in BOLD are flat rent buildings.

  • Apple Valley - Cobblestone Square, Cortland Square and Orchard Square
  • Burnsville - Eagle Ridge Place and Park Ridge Place
  • Eagan - Lakeside Pointe, O'Leary Manor, Oakwoods and Oakwoods East
  • Farmington - Vermillion River Crossing
  • Hastings - Mississippi Terrace and Rivertown Court
  • Inver Grove Heights - Cahill Commons, Carmen Court and Hillcrest Pointe
  • Lakeville - Argonne Hills, Crossroads Commons, Main Street Manor and Winsor Plaza
  • Mendota Heights - Parkview Plaza and Village Commons
  • Rosemount - Cambrian Commons and Cameo Place
  • South St. Paul - Dakota Heights, River Heights Terrace and Thompson Heights
  • West St. Paul - Haskell Court and The Dakotah

The Premium Unit Senior Housing waiting lists are also open. Only Parkview Plaza in Mendota Heights has one-bedroom premium units. The rest of the properties have two-bedroom premium units. Rents are $891 for a one-bedroom and $1,095 for a two-bedroom. Income limits are $98,550 for a one-person household and $112,600 for a two-person household.

  • Apple Valley - Cobblestone Square
  • Farmington - Vermillion River Crossing
  • Inver Grove Heights - Cahill Commons and Hillcrest Pointe
  • Lakeville - Argonne Hills and Main Street Manor
  • Mendota Heights - Parkview Plaza and Village Commons
  • Rosemount - Cambrian Commons
  • South St. Paul - Dakota Heights, River Heights Terrace and Thompson Heights
  • West St. Paul - The Dakotah
     

Workforce Housing Program

The CDA is accepting applications for two- and three-bedroom units in the Workforce Housing Program which serves families with children under the age of 18. There is just one waiting list and applicants will select desired locations when being screened for program eligibility.

Income limits for this program are:

  • 2 person household = $56,760
  • 3 person household = $63,840
  • 4 person household = $70,920
  • 5 person household = $76,620
  • 6 person household = $82,320
Minimum income requirements are:
  • 2 bedroom applicants = $22,536
  • 3 bedroom applicants = $25,272
For households that receive rental assistance, the minimum income requirements are waived. Preference is given to households who live, work, are hired to work or go to school full-time in Dakota County.


Questions? Email: [email protected]