Preserving Affordable Housing

Minnesota Housing Partners Work to Preserve Affordability of Rural Homes in Central Minnesota

Rural Development Property will be Preserved in Hackensack, Minnesota Rural, affordable homes are saved this month as Greater Minnesota Housing Fund’s board approved a loan to preserve a 19-unit Rural Development property in Hackensack, Minnesota. D.W. Jones will continue ownership and management of the property, and Voronyak Builders will serve as contractor. Birch Lake Apartments… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

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… Read more

Rebuilding Better Neighborhoods book released!

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund is delighted to present Rebuilding Better Neighborhoods: Strategies for Reimagining Affordable Housing in Greater Minnesota. The book showcases outstanding developments across Minnesota by some of the most innovators developers of affordable housing in the state. Download the Book (PDF) Each of the 19 case studies recounts how a Minnesota community came… Read more

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