Housing & Redevelopment Authority

About the Authority

The Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) supports homeowners throughout all cycles of life by providing a variety of quality housing options.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create a sense of community by embracing the diversity of its residents and being responsive to residents’ ever-changing housing needs
  • Foster innovation and flexibility in housing maintenance, improvement and development
  • Communicate the unique benefits of North St. Paul as a destination and place where people want to live and work and recreate
  • Maximizes a sense of community in a large-scale context
  • Embraces the diversity of its resident’s culture and their ever-changing housing needs
  • Makes decisions with a focus on the future and inter-generational uses over time


To accomplish its mission, the HRA's work is guided by the following goals:

  • Foster, promote, and effectively communicate the advantages of living in North St. Paul
  • Create and maintain high-quality, sustainable multi-family housing options
  • Create, and maintain high-quality, sustainable single-family housing options
  • Prevent and eliminate blight on individual properties, neighborhoods and the entire communities
  • Retain and attract desirable housing that leads to investment and commitment to the community


  • Scheduled as needed
  • 6:30 p.m. after the regular City Council meeting
  • Online via Zoom and in the Council Chambers at City Hall