Welcome to CHEDA!  (press play to view introductory video of Crookston)




Our Mission

The Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority (CHEDA) is Crookston's leader and catalyst for economic development, and all public housing creating a progressive community through collaboration with all stake holders.

The Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority offers assistance with the following services:

  • Community and Housing Information & Incentives

  • Building and Site Selection

  • Financing Alternatives

  • Training Opportunities

  • Business Start-up, Retention, Expansion & Relocation

  • Public Housing (Customized Living Services Available)

  • Housing Choice and Project Based Voucher Program

  • Management of Valley Technology Park (Business Incubator)

Crookston Housing & Economic Development Authority (CHEDA), Crookston, MN

Request for Qualifications

Architecture/Engineering Services/Contract Admin


Qualified professional Architectural/Engineering Firms are hereby invited to submit qualifications to the Crookston Housing & EDA (CHEDA) for architectural and engineering services. The CHEDA intends to enter into negotiations with a qualified Architectural firm to furnish services required to develop plans, technical specifications, and provide contract administration services for the rehabilitation of the existing roof and smoke detector replacement projects. This project involves one apartment building with four stories, 66 units, and 2 elevators.

Final Submissions are due to the CHEDA administrative office by 12:00 pm, Tuesday, December 13, 2021  


Request a complete RFQ with pertinent details by contacting:

Robert Barnes, Executive Director

Crookston Housing & Economic Development Authority

510 County Rd 71

Crookston, MN 56716

(218) 470-2000



CHEDA retains the right to reject any and all qualifications submitted, in whole or in part, advertise for new qualified firms, abandon the RFQ process, and to cancel or amend this RFQ at any time prior to the execution of a written contract.

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