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Greater Minnesota Housing Fund supports the creation of strong communities and affordable homes through strategic investments and effective partnerships.

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund is dedicated to social and racial justice and committed to advancing solutions that support equity for communities of color throughout Minnesota.

Our Featured Work

Virtual Event: Activating Healthcare Assets for Housing & Health Equity — June 7

This virtual event — hosted via Zoom. On June 7, 2022 — will bring together a panel of healthcare leaders to discuss how recent challenges are impacting our work related to social determinants of health. The Center for Community Investment, GMHF’s national partner, and a panel of Minnesota based healthcare institutions will share how they [...]

Jeremiah Program completes 40 new affordable homes for single mothers with children in Rochester

Jeremiah Program came to Rochester in 2016 at the invitation of a cross-section of community leaders, and in the fall of 2020, they opened the  doors to the Rochester/Southeast MN Jeremiah campus, which includes 40 affordable homes for single mothers and their children. The campus includes on-site childcare provided by Families First of Minnesota, as well as [...]

Property donations from healthcare organizations lead to housing and improved health outcomes

This property will provide much needed affordable housing for seventy-two veterans. A community of practitioners will provide residents with health support services. Sanford Health’s 2012 strategic land donation was the catalyst for the placement of the Bemidji Veterans Home, which has led to additional new investments and jobs – anticipated to continue flowing into the [...]

Technology Park Apartments Case Study

Amid a housing market filled with supply challenges and rising costs, it is more important than ever to design new affordable housing models. To that end, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund has released the Technology Park Apartments affordable housing case study to document one practical and replicable strategy. Built in partnership with Real Estate Equities and [...]

Health & Housing Case Studies

Health and housing professionals have long understood the link between good health and access to safe and decent housing but, until more recently, it was rare to see sustained cross-sector collaboration and investment to address housing as a social determinant of health. Now, however, that is changing and a plethora of innovative cross-sector strategies have [...]

Churches United in Ministry Leads Hotel to Housing Conversion

The Duluth Inn was a Class-C motel in downtown Duluth. Churches United in Ministry (CHUM) was previously leasing half of the rooms to provide a safe isolated environment for homeless senior citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, CHUM is acquiring the property to convert it to permanent supportive housing for people formerly experiencing homelessness. Plans [...]

Cloquet Middle School Apartments – Historic Rebuilding

Located about 20 miles south of Duluth Minnesota, Cloquet has a population of 12,000. Like elsewhere across the country, the community is challenged with urban pull and strives to maintain workers. Before inception of the project, the City of Cloquet had long identified a need for workforce housing. The vacant, 95-year old Cloquet Middle School [...]

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