The Planning division promotes the social, physical, and economic well-being of residents, property owners, and business owners of Saint Paul by working on citywide, neighborhood, and major site plans, zoning, and providing local data and mapping resources.
The Economic Development division works to increase the number of jobs in Saint Paul, increase access to those jobs and opportunities, grow Saint Paul’s tax base, and lower unemployment among the City’s diverse populations with disproportionately high unemployment rates. The team also created the Business Resource Center to facilitate access to programs and services designed to help businesses succeed in Saint Paul.
The Housing Division works to ensure access to quality housing for all Saint Paul residents. The team finances housing construction and renovations, provide foreclosure prevention and counseling, supports homeless prevention and shelter services, and informs housing policy decisions.
Projects in Saint Paul will receive $1.1 million in grant funds to support economic opportunity, redevelopment and job creation across the city.Read More
After nearly five years of planning, The Heights is set to deliver 1,000 new housing units and 1,000 living wage jobs to Saint Paul’s Greater Eastside.Read More
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) dollars will fund multiple career preparation opportunities through 13 local community-based organizations.Read More