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Washington County is Open to Business!

Today marks the beginning of Washington County's collaboration with Open to Business, a great resource for businesses of all sizes! Read More

Green thumbs abound at Oakhill Cottages

The Country Messenger provides coverageĀ of the new gardens at Oakhill Cottages in Scandia, a residential improvement project that turned into a multi-generational community effort. Read More

June is National Homeownership Month!


June is National Homeownership Month! Part of how we're celebrating at the CDA is by making our Home Stretch education courses free to the public.

Home Stretch meets the education requirements for many homebuyer assistance programs. Classes are typically $40. But in June, there's no charge!

We're holding two classes in June. One will meet in the evening on June 6th and June 8th (you must attend both evenings to receive credit). The second will be held on June 24th.

Click here for more information and to enroll!

Dacy featured in MPR report on homeless seniors

Minnesota Public Radio explores the topic of growing senior homelessness here in the North Star State. CDA Executive Director Barbara Dacy and other housing experts provide key insight. Read More

Fair housing group seeks public input

Metro area communities would like your input on barriers you may have experienced in obtaining safe, affordable, and decent housing. Read More

Fair Housing Community Meeting scheduled for January 18 and January 25th

Input is needed from community members on their experiences with housing, and we'd like your help! Read More

Open Houses scheduled for NorthStar Youth Outreach Center

Members of the public are encouraged to check out this new east side facility for at-risk youth in January. Read More

Piccadilly Square Grand Opening to be held on December 15th

Members of the public are welcome to join us in celebrating the opening of our new senior housing development in Mahtomedi on December 15th. Read More

Triplett honored with award for HRA commissioners

Tom Triplett, who served on the Washington County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) board from 2007 to 2015, was awarded the Conrad Rettmer Award for Commissioners in mid-September at the annual conference of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials. Read More

All HRA properties are now smoke-free!

After a year-long process, today marks the first day that all HRA-owned properties are smoke-free. Read More

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