Minnesota Housing Finance Agency


$75M Awarded to Greater MN for Affordable, Workforce Housing

Policymakers and business leaders say a lack of available rentals is stunting economic growth. In addition, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency and several partner organizations will funnel about $17.2 million into affordable housing projects in the seven-county Twin Cities metro area. All together, the funding announced Thursday will go toward 51 projects that open up or… Read more


Income and price changes present challenges for home-buyers in East Central Minnesota

An abundance of resources and programs to make housing easier to obtain are available to aspiring and first-time homeowners, but at the East Central Housing & Community Dialogue in Braham Oct. 6, facilitators of these programs revealed not enough of those in the lending and housing industries are aware of them, especially in rural Minnesota… Read more


Historic Minneapolis Apartments to House Formerly Homeless Residents

A century after its construction, The Lonoke apartment building in Minneapolis is undergoing a renovation that development partners say is an important step toward ending homelessness in the city. Minnesota-based developer Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative found strong neighborhood support for converting The Lonoke from market-rate apartments into 19 units of affordable housing for low-income households… Read more


Recovery centers open in NE Minnesota

The centers are being run by the Homeland Security and Emergency Management division of the state’s Department of Public Safety. They will bring together state and local government agencies that will have information and resources for residents and business owners who suffered damage during the flooding. State services include the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, the… Read more

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