The Economic Development Authority of the City of Mankato, MN

Challenge Commitment
65Thousand Square Feet
Goals Progress
30%Reduction in Energy Intensity

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of the City of Mankato, MN manages 179 Public Housing units, as well as Housing Choice Vouchers, VASH Vouchers, Shelter + Care and Bridges Vouchers, the Family Self-Sufficiency, Home Stretch and CDBG Programs. The EDA strives to provide the best housing resources available for citizens, both at its largest facility, Orness Plaza, and additional single family homes, duplexes and triplexes in its portfolio. The EDA is determined to improve the efficiency of its portfolio and to meet the goals of the Better Buildings Challenge through an approach that includes adding insulation and installing energy-efficient mechanical systems and appliances, water saving devices, and improved lighting.