The Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA) provides affordable housing opportunities for residents throughout the County.

We manage about 700 rental units throughout the county for working families and seniors.  We also administer several rental assistance programs to help residents find affordable rental housing.

Carver County CDA Disclosure of Fees

Affordable Properties

Trail’s Edge South

Trail’s Edge South will be the CDA’s newest property located in the City of Waconia. This property consists of 60 units and is a low-income housing tax credit project. For more information, visit the property website at:

Contact CDA staff at 952-442-2445 for any additional information and unit availability.

Windstone Townhomes

Windstone Townhomes is the best kept secret in Chaska! Located in a quiet, serene, setting with beautiful lush grounds, several walking trails and paths, a park, and so much more!  Sitting neatly tucked away just off the beaten path yet close to several businesses, entertainment venues, and schools. Our property contains one, two, and three bedroom townhomes.

Contact CDA staff at 952-448-4527or email us for additional information and unit availability.

Lake Grace Apartments & Townhomes

Lake Grace Apartments/Townhomes have attractive one and two bedroom apartment homes and three bedroom townhomes that overlook beautiful Lake Grace.  Experience the laid back atmosphere while being just minutes from all your major amenities. Come experience lakeside living in Chaska!

Contact CDA staff at 952-368-3308 or email us for additional information and unit availability.

Brickyard Apartments

The Brickyard is a quiet, controlled entry building located in downtown Chaska. With a wide array of amenities close by, there is a little something for everyone.  Transit, dining, shopping, and entertainment venues are within the surrounding area.

Our units range in size from our unique studio apartments with separate sleeping area to one bedroom plus den. Each spacious unit includes paid heat and comes complete with an in-unit washer & dryer and lots of closet space. On-site underground parking is also available.

Contact CDA staff at 952-556-0160 or email us for additional information and unit availability.

Bluff Creek Apartments

Bluff Creek is located in the quaint city of Carver with its great scenic views overlooking the Minnesota River. This complex sits nestled in a nature lover’s paradise with several parks and trails close by. 

Recently remodeled units come with new carpet, appliances and flooring as an added bonus each unit has a private balcony or patio. Unit sizes include one and two bedrooms.


  • On-site laundry
  • Great playground for your kids
  • Ample parking spaces
  • Garages are also available

Please contact CDA staff at 952-368-3308 or email us for additional information and unit availability.

CDA 55 & Better Rental Properties

The Carver County CDA currently owns and operates three 55 and better rental buildings. Oak Grove in Norwood Young America is our newest facility.  Crossings at Town Centre is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Waconia and Centennial Hill is located close to shopping in Chanhassen.

Centennial Hill Senior Living

Centennial Hill is senior living at its finest! Poised atop a hill overlooking a peaceful pond, this property offers the best in independent living amenities for person’s age 55 and better. It is ideally situated in suburban Chanhassen, close to businesses, shopping and entertainment. 

Offering one, one + den and two bedroom units all including PAID HEAT, kitchens that come complete with built in microwaves, dishwasher, garbage disposal and a full size washer and dryer.


  • Exercise Room
  • Library
  • Game Room
  • Hair & Nail Salon
  • Heated underground parking is also available for your convenience
  • Large and spacious Community Room with items such as a 61” Color TV, Piano, Dance Floor and Full Size Kitchen
  • Guest Suite to rent for your visiting family and/or friends

Contact CDA staff at 952-474-4060 or email us for additional information and unit availability.

Crossings at Towne Centre

Crossings at Town Centre, located in the heart of downtown Waconia. Experience the feel of a quant, small town with suburban amenities. This newly built apartment complex for those 55 and better is within walking distance to businesses, shopping, restaurants, and the movie theatre.

We have units ranging in size from studio to two bedroom plus den; each offers large square footage, a full kitchen, in-unit washer & dryer, heating and A/C controls, and balconies. Come visit us today!


  • Community Room with dance floor and full kitchen
  • Library
  • Hair salon
  • Underground heated parking
  • Cart bus is also available for additional transportation needs

Contact CDA staff at 952-442-8232 email [email protected] for additional information and unit availability.

Oak Grove Senior Residence

Oak Grove, our newest 55 and better building is stocked full of amenities including a friendly and courteous on-site property management team, with 24-hour responsive maintenance. Our primary goal is to meet your needs and exceed your expectations. 

Several unit types and outstanding floor plans to choose from, each comes complete with PAID HEAT, large square footage, full size washer & dryer, private balcony, storage locker and kitchen with built in microwave, dishwasher & garbage disposal.


  • Controlled building access
  • Underground heated parking (optional)
  • Underground car wash
  • Craft room
  • Exercise room
  • Hobby shop
  • Library
  • Guest Suite for visiting family and friends
  • Monthly resident activities
  • Fabulous Community Room containing a full size kitchen with a big screen TV!

So many extras that other apartment buildings don’t offer. Best of all? You will be close to many amenities. Churches, coffee shop and hardware store are all within walking distance.

For extra enjoyment you can walk to the Lions Park and listen to the “Music in the Park” or you can walk across the street to watch your grandchild play ball at the NYA Sports Complex.

Rents are based on unit size and are subject to change.

Call CDA staff at 952-373-2200 or email us today for more information!

Project-Based Vouchers

The CDA currently owns and manages 81 units of housing scattered throughout the county with Project-Based Voucher funding.

To become a resident of the CDA’s project-based voucher program, all applicants must meet the eligibility requirements set forth by HUD.  This includes meeting program income guidelines, family composition, age and/or disability qualifications, providing solid references and passing a criminal history check.  In addition, all applicants must provide proof of U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.


Eligible families pay rent based on 30% of their adjusted gross income less allowable deductions. A security deposit of $500 is due prior to occupancy. HUD has developed a formula for calculating rents referred to as the Total Tenant Payment (TTP). Specifics of this formula will be discussed at the time you’re considered for tenancy. After 12 months of occupancy, you may be eligible to move with a Housing Choice Voucher.

How to Apply

Contact the CDA at 952-448-7715 or email us for additional information.

Spruce apartments

Waybury Apartments

Waybury Apartments is a HUD subsidized Section 8 property for adults age 62 and over as well as adults with a qualifying disability.  Income limits apply.  Residents pay 30% of their adjusted gross income for rent.  Heat is included. 

Waybury Apartments offers one and two bedroom apartments including accessible units. Conveniently located in Chaska’s Jonathan Association, Waybury Apartment is close to local shopping, dining and medical facilities.

Waybury Apartments


  • Large community room with full kitchen and TV
  • Library
  • Individual garages and decks/patios
  • Controlled access entry system

Contact CDA staff at 952-448-5022 or email us for addition information.

Rural Development

Hilltop I, Hilltop II and Mayer Elderly

Hilltop I and Hilltop II are located in the City of Watertown and Mayer Elderly is located in the City of Mayer. Hilltop I and II have 1 and 2 bedroom units and Mayer Elderly has 1 bedroom units. Income limits apply. Rental Assistance may be available. All three properties are for adults age 62 and over as well as adults with a qualifying disability.

Contact CDA staff at 952-556-2802 or email us for addition information. Click here to download and print the pre-application to be added to the waiting list: RD Pre-application

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