Scott County Community Development Agency

Invests in Possibilities to Live and Work in Scott County

We're More Than Rooftops

Scott County Community Development Agency is a local government entity that supports flourishing communities throughout the county. For over 45 years, we’ve supported low to moderate income families build self-sufficiency, advanced opportunities for economic development, and developed options for affordable housing. We believe that when people have access to a good salary and a safe home, everyone wins.

June is National Homeownership Month!

Scott County CDA’s Homeownership Team is starting the celebration early by offering FREE Credit Checks for our 1:1 Homeownership Counseling!

Check out the details at: 1:1 Homeownership Counseling

55+ Apartments in Jordan

Brentwood Court

With a lack of affordable rental options for an aging population, the city of Jordan needed to find a solution. We collaborated to develop 50 market rate apartments, ranging from studios to three bedrooms for a vibrant senior community. In addition to the homes, we developed spaces for a library, clinic, and pharmacy.

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Accommodating Growth

Case Study

In the early 2000s, Scott County was the fastest growing county in Minnesota, adding nearly 5,000 jobs and experiencing a population growth of 10%. While exciting for the economy, we faced a number of factors that made this growth a challenge, an example being that 44% of households that rent are considered cost burdened.

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Investing in Growing Needs

Rural Housing

The affordable housing crisis can impact those living in rural areas the hardest. Properties located outside of urban centers can often be neglected due to a lack of financial investment, as many developers are attracted to larger areas where the potential for return on investment is higher, and state and federal resources allocated to rural areas lack the level of investment needed to keep up with the growing needs. Yet, at the same time, these areas are home to some of our lowest income seniors and families.

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Business Incentives & Support

CDA News & Updates

We have a bold vision for Scott County. And when we work together, we know that we can find solutions to ensure everyone has a place to call home and people have good jobs to support flourishing lives.

Scott County 2021 FAST-TRACK Challenge Winners Announced