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New year, new suite in 1st National Bank building

New year, new suite. Greater Minnesota Housing Fund has moved. Please make note that GMHF has moved to the West tower of the 1st National Bank Building. If you are planning to visit our offices, follow directions to our longstanding address of 332 Minnesota Street in downtown Saint Paul and park in our building. Garage [...]

Rick Klun

GMHF partner Rick Klun talks about combatting homelessness

The Star Tribune featured Rick Klun as one of their “Problem Solvers” for his work to prevent and end homelessness in Duluth and across the state in an article by Gail Rosenblum. Rick Klun wants us to stop focusing on homelessness. It’s not that he lacks the heart, or stomach, to address this seemingly intractable [...]

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Housing and Health: A vital Minnesota bridge

In divided government, parties can find common ground on housing, health care Campaign proposals from Minnesota’s gubernatorial candidates could pave the way to bipartisan cooperation. By Mary Brainerd and Warren Hanson | November 21, 2018 | StarTribune Minnesota heads into the 2019 legislative session with a divided government. Democrats control the governor’s office and the [...]

Jeanne Crain + Acooa Ellis, co-chairs

Task Force on Housing Releases Action Plan

Governor Mark Dayton and members of the Governor’s Task Force on Housing today released its final report, recommending 30 action steps aimed at improving access to quality, affordable housing for Minnesotans and building a more vibrant, inclusive economic future for all Minnesotans. Today’s report follows Governor Dayton’s Executive Order, which convened a nonpartisan group of [...]

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More Real Estate Funds Aim to Preserve Housing

Twin Cities reporter Beth Mattson-Teig reports in National Real Estate Investor on social impact investment funds set up to address the loss of affordable (and unsubsidized) rental housing. The flurry of value-add apartment investing in recent years has sparked a countermove by public and private entities that are pooling their capital and stepping in to slow [...]

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Ramsey Co, NOAH Impact Fund help Aeon buy/preserve 118 apartments

From the Pioneer Press: A Minneapolis-based nonprofit has bought 118 apartments in Little Canada in order to keep them affordable. Aeon announced Friday that it had purchased The Provinces, an apartment complex west of Interstate 35E on Little Canada Road. The buildings, which are home to roughly 300 residents, were previously owned by Dominium. To finance [...]

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Prosperity’s Front Door carries Task Force work forward

Prosperity’s Front Door seeks to educate Minnesotans about opportunities to create and preserve the homes Minnesota communities need to thrive. Prosperity’s Front Door is a network of business, government, and nonprofit leaders from across Minnesota. The network sees affordable and workforce housing as the front door to greater and shared economic prosperity—for Minnesota’s families, businesses, and [...]

NOAH Impact Fund partners with Aeon to preserve 118 homes

NEWS RELEASE Minneapolis – Today Aeon and the NOAH Impact Fund of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) completed the purchase of The Provinces, a property which includes 118 apartment homes in Little Canada. The building was sold by Dominium. Other key partners in the acquisition include NorthMarq Capital, which provided the mortgage through Freddie Mac’s [...]

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Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
332 Minnesota Street
Suite 1650 West*
Saint Paul, MN 55101
*NOTE NEW SUITE # AS OF 1/14/19

Main 651.221.1997
800.277.2258
Fax 651.221.1904
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