Promoting a Safe & Suitable Living Environment
The Blue Earth County EDA staff's goal is to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a safe and suitable living environment free from discrimination. The housing division strives to determine the housing needs of the county and then work with local, state, and federal resources to meet these needs.
Staff serves citizens of Blue Earth County through the provision of the following:
- Affordable Rental Housing (ARH) Program
- Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program
- First-time Home Buyer Programs
- Programs for Homeless Families
Request for Qualifications: Developer /Owner of Supportive Housing and Shelter Project in the City of Mankato
Blue Earth County is requesting submittal of qualifications for the development a supportive housing and shelter project in the city of Mankato. This project could be either new construction or an acquisition/ rehabilitation. The County intends to partner with a Developer/Owner to work with local project management team for the creation of an affordable, supportive housing and emergency shelter project with supportive services to address local response to homelessness. Site options are being considered but will be finalized once a Developer/Owner has been determined. The goal is for the developer to apply to the MHFA Super RFP for financing in the summer of 2023. Additional details regarding the request in the link below.
For More Information
To find out more regarding housing programs, available properties or to schedule an appointment contact housing staff at 311 or (507) 387-8600 or by e-mail.