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ReStore Recap: Join the VIP Club, DIY Contest Winners, and More!

We’ve reached peak summer here in Minnesota – the long sunny days and warm temperatures make for great weather to get some DIY projects done outside. Or inside, if you prefer the air conditioning! Check out this month’s ReStore Recap to learn more...

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Homeownership Creates Public Safety: A Conversation with Enzi Tanner

As part of our series of blog posts about the confluence of National Homeownership Month and LGBTQ+ Pride month, Twin Cities Habitat staff sat down...

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For Black Boys Who Have Never Considered Homeownership - When the Possibility Actually Feels Real

Denzel Belin (he/him) is a Black bisexual Minneapolis-based writer, director, actor, producer, and improviser. He serves as the Artistic Director for

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What is Corporate Volunteerism?

Corporate volunteerism is a way for corporations and their employees to give back to their community. Volunteer time off (VTO) is a great tool to...

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Jasmin's AmeriCorps Experience

Meet Jasmin, an AmeriCorps Member serving with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity as the Programs and Services Associate (pictured above on the right)....

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Who Counts as a First-Time Homebuyer? Definition & Eligibility – couple at desk, homebuyers – TC Habitat

The Definition of a First-Time Homebuyer is Broader Than You Think

Editor's note: The following information was updated in 2023 to include additional homebuyer resources.

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Leaping the Wealth Gap

Cecilia Stanton Adams is the co-founder and CEO of The Diversity Institute. She works with diversity leaders and practitioners from educational...

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The Pros and Cons of FHA 203(k) Loan Products

For DIY lovers, a fixer-upper home can be the ultimate project.

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Habitat's New Partnership to Provide Pathways to Success

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is excited to embark on a new partnership with Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) and Twin Cities R!SE....

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A Lifelong Dream Comes True: Angela's Story

Angela’s Journey with Habitat’s Advancing Black Homeownership Program

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