Welcome to the MyHousing portal for the Dakota County CDA

The following Dakota County CDA waiting lists are currently open. To apply, click “Applicant Login” at the top of this page to create a MyHousing account, username and password. Complete the application, select waiting lists and submit. Your application will be reviewed for eligibility and you will receive confirmation by email. The CDA will also periodically update waitlists.  You will be notified of this via email (to the email address you used to apply). It is important that you check your email and follow the instructions timely. Questions? Call 651-675-4434 or email us at applications@dakotacda.org.

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 = $36,750
* 2 person household = $42,000
* 3 person household = $47,250
* 4 person household = $52,450
* 5 person household = $56,650
* 6 person household = $60,850
* 7 person household = $65,050
* 8 person household = $69,250


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 that will be opening in fall 2021 in West St. Paul. It is a 54 unit building with 21 studio and 33 one-bedroom units. Rents will be $700 for studio units and $850 for a one-bedroom.

Income limits for Gateway Place are:
1 person household = $44,100
2 person household = $50,400

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 is for households age 62 and older. Households must meet program eligibility requirements including having incomes below the following limits:

  • 1 person household $55,950
  • 2 person household $63,950

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 $450 - $807 and two bedroom units range from $667 - $1021. Flat rent units are $683 for a one-bedroom and $838 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 $861 for a one-bedroom and $1,058 for a two-bedroom. Income limits are $88,116 for a one-person household and $100,704 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

All waiting lists for the CDA’s Workforce Housing Program which serves families with children under the age of 18 are currently closed.

NOTE: Homeless households that receive services through Dakota County will also be considered preference applicants for these waiting lists.