Housing & Redevelopment Authority

The Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (ACHRA) was created in December 1994. Economic development powers were added in June 2007.  The ACHRA is responsible for the administration of federal, state and Anoka County programs.

Housing & Redevelopment Services

ACHRA currently provides housing and redevelopment services to the following communities:
  • Centerville
  • Columbia Heights
  • Columbus
  • Ham Lake
  • Hilltop
  • Lexington
  • Linwood Township
  • Nowthen
  • Oak Grove
  • Ramsey
  • Spring Lake Park
  • St. Francis

Economic Development Services

ACHRA provides economic development services to the following communities:
  • Columbia Heights
  • Columbus
  • Hilltop
  • Lexington
  • Linwood Township
  • Nowthen
  • Ramsey
  • Spring Lake Park
  • St. Francis
Click here to visit Anoka County's Economic Development webpage
  
Participation in economic development efforts promotes:
  • A regional approach to projects
  • Improved access to technical assistance and capital
  • Access to funding programs for business
  • Reinvestment in commercial neighborhoods through rehabilitation, acquisition, and demolition.