Dakota Housing Options


CAP Agency helps people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. We provide both short and long-term housing and other resources intended to help individuals and families stabilize their situation and become self-sufficient.

Dakota County – Family Homeless Prevention Assistance Program (FHPAP)

  • Helps with damage deposits or first month’s rent
  • Provides resources for housing search
  • Assists with current rent

Am I eligible?

  • Must be a Dakota County resident
  • Families, individuals, and youth (ages 18-21) without minor children living in the home are eligible
  • Must be at risk of becoming homeless
  • Monthly net income must be at or below 200% of the federal poverty guideline
  • Must be able to support monthly rent going forward (proof of income from all sources is required)

How do I apply?

Please call 651-322-3500 for more information.

You will be required to provide the following:

  • Proof of identity
  • Proof of income
  • Proof of expenses

Dakota County Homeless Assistance

If you are homeless in Dakota County, please contact Dakota County’s Coordinated Assessment for assistance. For more information, call 651-554-5751 or visit www.co.dakota.mn.us (search “housing”).

CAP Housing Units

CAP Agency owns and manages 41 affordable housing units for individuals and families with low to moderate incomes who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Units are located in South St. Paul, Burnsville and Savage. Participants pay 30% of their income towards rent. We offer support and resources to help participants achieve the goal of self-sufficiency.

Vacancies in CAP housing units are filled through Dakota County’s Coordinated Assessment. For more information, please call 651-554-5751 or visit www.co.dakota.mn.us (search”housing”).


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