Minnesota

Health and Housing

A prominent and growing body of research shows that health outcomes improve for people who have access to housing and that better management of chronic diseases leads to a reduction in the net cost of medical care. Homeless persons are better able to manage chronic diseases like diabetes and AIDS when properly housed. Hospitals and… Read more

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… Read more

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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… Read more

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… Read more

Provinces

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… Read more

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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
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