Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership

The Southwest Minnesota Regional Housing Forum

We wanted to give a big thank you to those who helped to create a successful and thought provoking Regional Affordable Housing Forum in the Southwest Region of Minnesota. The Southwest Regional Affordable Housing Forum was joined by nearly 150 partners where we virtually connected for education, discussion, and networking. The day included: 1. Setting… Read more

Greater Minnesota Housing Problem: Too Much Risk

Private developers prefer to build in the Twin Cities and other large communities. They see higher risks in greater Minnesota, largely because many of the areas short of housing rely on one or two major employers. If one closes to cuts back, it may be hard or impossible to collect enough rent to make a profit… Read more


Marshall Parkway Addition

As a regional center in southwest Minnesota, Marshall has experienced the benefits of economic growth and the challenges of an affordable housing shortage. The Parkway Addition project in Marshall, developed by Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership, is a mixed-income neighborhood intended to help address those needs. To create affordable housing opportunities in the development, Schwan’s Inc… Read more

St Peter Herald

St. Peter economic development agency recommends $500,000 fund for houses

The new fund would use money accrued through interest on the revolving loan fund. Beginning in August, the money would be available for building homes in the recently approved workforce housing subdivision for four years. Afterward, the full amount would be repaid to the revolving loan fund. At the EDA meeting on April 28, city… Read more

St Peter Housing

The year ahead: St. Peter moves forward on more housing plans, considers development

City officials had previously endorsed plans to move ahead on the community’s third major housing subdivision, targeting both mixed use and mixed income homes. This local effort to construct more affordable, “workforce housing” in St. Peter has driven two past projects – Nicollet Meadows and Washington Terrace. But as St. Peter City Administrator Todd Prafke… Read more

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