The Northfield HRA is successful due to the collaborative efforts of many organizations working towards the same goal.
Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation is
the philanthropic arm of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota.They
are able to provide grant resources to organizations working to improve
the health of entire communities, with a special focus on low-income
Northfield Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce
is to create, promote, and enhance a healthy business environment for
the Northfield area. Available information and services include detailed
demographics, current land availability, analysis of local business
climate, referrals to assisting agencies and governmental bodies,
marketing opportunities for members, workshops, and community
Northfield Community Action Center
The Community Action Center of Northfield's mission is to promote a healthy, caring and just community for all
people through resources, advocacy and volunteer effort. They provide
services to our neighbors in need and make a difference in the lives of
families and individuals. They assist with basic needs such as food,
clothing, and shelter, and provide crisis support, transportation, and
services designed to facilitate neighbors helping neighbors.
Dakota County Community Development Agency
Dakota County CDA is
a local government agency whose mission is to improve the lives of
Dakota County residents through affordable housing and community
development. The CDA administers over 30 different programs and is one
of the largest housing and community development program providers in
Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
The Greater Minnesota Housing Fund advances
affordable housing in Greater Minnesota by directly funding affordable
housing projects; providing technical support; linking projects with
financial resources; and securing additional resources for affordable
housing. GMHF funds are also used to finance the purchase,
rehabilitation or new construction of affordable single-family homes and
rental units and provide training and counseling for first-time homebuyers through local community organizations.
Lloyd Management is a management company that works closely
with both the HRA and Three Rivers Community Action to provide our
residents with the best service possible. They offer 24-hour management
and maintenance personnel to create a worry-free environment for the
resident and the neighborhood.
Minnesota Home Ownership Center
The Minnesota Home Ownership Center helps
in all aspects of homeownership preparation and foreclosure prevention.
They offer extensive home help services including first-time home buyer
assistance, foreclosure process assistance and home mortgage
Rice County Habitat for Humanity
Rice County Habitat for Humanity
was founded in 1991 and has built several homes in Northfield. The HRA
has assisted Habitat by providing free or reduced lots and permits.
Now, the partnership has expanded to include rehab opportunities for
income qualified homeowners.
Rice County HRA
The primary purpose of the Rice County HRA is to administer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program. In addition to Section 8, the Housing Office offers other programs geared towards home ownership and improving housing opportunities in Rice County.
Three Rivers Community Action
Three Rivers Community Action, Inc. assists
communities, families and individuals with a wide array of housing
development activities, including building, preserving and owning rental
housing, assisting people with homeownership needs and providing
homeowners with resources for improving their homes. They have
partnered with the Northfield HRA to build mixed income housing
developments, assist homeowners with home improvements, rehab foreclosed
homes for sale to income-qualified households, and build new rental
units for larger households.
US Department of Housing & Urban Development
HUD’s mission is to create strong, sustainable, inclusive communities and quality affordable homes for all. HUD is working to strengthen the housing market to bolster the economy and protect consumers; meet the need for quality affordable rental homes; utilize housing as a platform for improving quality of life; build inclusive and sustainable communities free from discrimination, and transform the way HUD does business.
USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development supports such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service.