Property Owner Resources

  1. Financial Assistance
  2. Maintenance Assistance
  3. Home Energy Squad

Housing Rental Assistance

Since 1975, the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) has been dedicated to providing local, state and federal rental assistance programs to residents of Dakota County. These rental assistance programs bring together participants and private market property owners to provide affordable housing options for low-and modest-income households.

First-Time Homebuyer and Homebuyer Education Programs

Since 1983, the Dakota County Community Development Agency (CDA) has helped more than 5,000 Dakota County residents purchase their first homes. For more information on down payment & closing cost assistance, interest rates, and more, check out the First Time Homebuyer Program. Potential homebuyers can also educate themselves on the unknowns of homeownership by participating in the CDA’s Homebuyer Education Workshops.

Home Improvement Loan

The Dakota County Community Development Agency’s Home Improvement Loan Program assists low- and moderate-income homeowners with making repairs and improvements to their homes. 

Homeowner Building Workshop Credit

Burnsville’s Building and Proactive Inspections divisions offer workshops providing tips, ticks and information to help set expectations about home renovation projects. Those who attend are eligible for a $25 discount on their next building permit. Watch for information on upcoming workshops on the City’s event calendar.

Mortgage Foreclosure Program

The Dakota County Community Development Agency offers a free Mortgage Foreclosure Advisory Program for homeowners having difficulty making their mortgage payment. Applicants must be residents of Dakota County.

Septic System Program

The Dakota County Community Development Agency offers a septic system tax assessment loan program to ease the financial burden to homeowners who are upgrading a failing septic system.

Weatherization & Energy Efficiency Program

The Weatherization Assistance Program and Energy Assistance Program are administered, in part, by the Scott-Carver-Dakota Community Action Partnership.

Financing for Homeowners Associations

The City offers a financing program for Homeowners Associations to complete work in common areas. Want to see if your association qualifies? Reach out to Regina Dean at 952-895-4453.