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The Housing Division serves as the liaison to the Plymouth Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA). The HRA is an independent governmental entity created by the City Council.

Money from the Community Development Block Grant program funds the city's first-time homebuyer program, owner-occupied rehabilitation program, and emergency home repair program for seniors. CDBG also provides funding for a number of social services partners, as described in the current Hennepin County Consortium CDBG Action Plan. Additionally, the Housing Division administers the federal Section 8 rent assistance program and owns and operates two senior housing facilities.

The Housing Division works with residents, building owners and developers to assist in providing a broad range of housing options in the city. The division promotes and contributes to the economic health of the community through the creation and maintenance of affordable, life-cycle housing and active participation in the city’s development and redevelopment processes.

Studies and Updates

CDBG Funding Comment Period Reopened
Plymouth HRA held a public hearing Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at City Hall to receive comments from the public as to the use of Community Development Block Grant funding.

The city anticipated receiving $246,000 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Program Year beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2019. The City of Plymouth was actually awarded $264,529.

Due to the increase in funding, the comment period is being reopened until Friday, Sept. 21, 2018.

View the 2018 Community Development Block Grant Action Plan (PDF). The Action Plan can also be viewed at the Community Development desk at City Hall (3400 Plymouth Blvd. N.). Funded activities will be available citywide. Please contact Sara Shonrock at 763-509-5413 or sshonrock@plymouthmn.gov for more information.

2018 Plymouth Rental Housing Study Now Available
View the rental housing study (PDF)

2017 Draft CAPER Now Available
A draft of the 2017 CAPER for Hennepin County and the City of Plymouth is now available for public review and comment. View more information.

Fair Housing Implementation Council Update
The Fair Housing Implementation Council has released Draft II to the Addendum to the Analysis of Impediments. View the addendum.

Housing Division
Plymouth City Hall | 3400 Plymouth Blvd. | Plymouth, MN 55447-1482
P 763-509-5410 | F 763-509-5407 | housing@plymouthmn.gov