Residential Development

2017 Fall Home Imp EDA Quarter

General Information

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) is a multi-faceted community development agency for the City of East Grand Forks.

The City has always been very actively involved with projects that assist business and industry in shaping our community. Under the leadership of the EDA Board, Mayor, and City Council, our office continues with that mission.


To complement our business and industry programs, we also offer several programs to encourage residential new construction. The New Construction Tax Rebate Program and the New Construction Landscaping Grant (PDF) are examples of the City’s eagerness to enhance community growth and quality of life.

For existing residential homes, we have a Down Payment Assistance Program to assist qualified buyers in their purchase. For more information, view Down Payment Assistance Program Guidelines (PDF) and Down Payment Assistance Program Application (PDF).

City Lot Sales

The City has lots for sale in the Waters Edge and Coulee View Additions. Prices and other information about the lots can be found on the links located on the left hand side of this page. The City uses realtors to facilitate the lot sales: Stacey Galstad, Greenberg Realty, 218/779-6937, and Rhonda Vanatta, Berkshire Hathaway, 701/740-0447.  For more information or to see if a lot is still available please contact the realtors of the Economic Development Director.

Board & Staff

Our board and staff have many years of experience, community pride, and dedication in ensuring East Grand Forks is as good as it can be and when you choose us, it is the right choice.

The Economic Development Authority Board typically meets once per month. To view who the members of the Board are along with previous minutes, agendas, and packets please visit the EDA Board page.