Housing Resources

2023 Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment

The City of Lakeville contracted Maxfield Research & Consulting to conduct a Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment (PDF). The final report was presented to the City Council in July 2023—download a copy of the presentation (PDF)

The study projects housing demand from 2023 through 2040, and provides recommendations on the amount and type of housing that could be built in Lakeville to satisfy demand from current and future residents over the next decades and beyond. Detailed information regarding recommended housing concepts can be found in the Recommendations & Conclusions section at the end of the report.

Dakota County Community Development Agency

The Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) is a local government agency whose mission is to improve the lives of Dakota County residents and enhance the economic vitality of communities through housing and community development.

The CDA administers a variety of programs and manages over 2,900 units of affordable rental housing countywide for working families and seniors.

  • The Senior Housing Program provides affordable housing to Dakota County’s growing and active 62+ senior population. Four housing developments are located in Lakeville: Argonne Hills, Crossroads Commons, Main Street Manor and Winsor Plaza. 
  • The Workforce Housing Program is designed for moderate-income families with children under the age of 18 and provides affordable one-, two- or three-bedroom townhomes. Five housing developments are located in Lakeville: Cedar Valley Townhomes, Country Lane Townhomes, Keystone Crossing Townhomes, Meadowlark Townhomes and Prairie Crossing Townhomes. 
  • Homeownership Services are available to qualifying Lakeville residents for programs such as the Home Improvement Loan Program for housing repairs and improvements and the Weatherization & Energy Efficiency Program. 
  • Housing Finance Resources: The CDA will consider assisting in the development, acquisition and substantial rehabilitation or acquisition and preservation of multifamily rental housing facilities using qualified residential rental bonds, qualified 501(c)(3) bonds, refunding bonds, low-income housing tax credits, tax increment financing and Housing Opportunities Enhancement (HOPE) funds.

Contact Information

Dakota County Community Development Agency
1228 Town Centre Drive, Eagan MN 55123