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GMHF Townhome Refinance Ensures Affordable Homes in Walker for 10 Years

The event ensures affordability of the property to low-income households for the next ten years! The property is located in the city of Walker, situated in a residential neighborhood about a mile south of the main street. Lakeview Terrace is an existing 18-unit project, owned and managed by DW Jones. Seventeen of the townhomes are [...]

New mixed-income apartments built without subsidy

Real Estate Equities, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, and Merchants Capital have teamed up to create Technology Park, a 164-unit housing complex in Rochester, Minnesota. The apartments will provide naturally affordable rental housing to Rochester’s workforce without subsidy. Technology Park, to be renamed upon the building’s opening, will help ease Rochester’s affordable housing crisis. Rochester was recently [...]

Impacts of COVID-19 on Rental Properties in Minnesota

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) is surveying owners and managers of approximately 30,000 rental housing units in rural and urban parts of the state monthly to determine tenant inability pay rent due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Data collected is focused primarily on providers of affordable housing, but data for all rental [...]

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UHG invests in new rental homes in Madison

Developer Royal Capital Group has opened Harmony @Grandview Commons, a 94-unit affordable housing property in Madison, Wis. Funded through a public-private partnership that includes $11 million from the Wisconsin Housing & Economic Development Authority and $5.4 million from UnitedHealthcare placed by Minnesota Equity Fund, the new development is dedicated to working families in the Madison [...]

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Minnesota Health & Housing Summit

The Minnesota Health & Housing Summit brought together over 150 health and housing professionals to collaborate on strategies and actions both sectors could take together to improve health outcomes through strategically aligned investments in stable and affordable housing. The Health & Housing Summit was attended by health care, human services, affordable housing, and philanthropy professionals [...]

Experts Forum features housing solutions

A state task force on affordable housing released a report last year that contained some sobering findings. Not least of those was that more than 554,000 Minnesota households struggle to afford quality housing, a 58 percent increase since 2000. Minnesota has an affordable housing crisis, and families looking for a home they can afford are [...]

GMHF receives national award from HUD, Council on Foundations

SAINT PAUL – Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Council on Foundations announced the 2019 winners of the Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships. The awards recognize innovative partnerships between foundations and government that have been critical in transforming communities and improving the quality of life for low-and moderate-income residents [...]

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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 [...]

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