Creating Affordable Housing

GMHF Seeking Investment Advisory Services

Investment Advisory Services Request for Qualifications (RFQ) Overview GMHF deploys financing resources such as loans, grants and investments for the creation and preservation of multi-family rental housing and single-family homes, as well as mission-related program services. We serve the housing needs of Minnesota residents across the affordable housing continuum. For this RFQ we are looking… Submit Proposals by June 17th

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Allina Health Commits to Anchor Institution Strategy in South Minneapolis

Allina Joins Local & National Movement for Housing Impact Allina Health is joining local and national movements as an anchor institution deepening its commitment to making new investments addressing social determinants of health (SDOH) including affordable housing. Through campus renovation with a new surgical and critical care services building this Healthcare and Housing member organization… Read more

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Housing & Health Equity Fellows continue their work in a new way

GMHF recently completed its year-long engagement with the inaugural Housing & Health Equity Fellows Program cohort. 30 fellows from six of the largest healthcare systems in Minnesota (Allina, Blue Cross MN, CentraCare, Essentia, Children’s Minnesota, and M Health Fairview). To commemorate the occasion a special dinner was held at McKnight Foundation. Executive leadership from each… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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