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Barriers Black Homebuyers Face

Black families in Minnesota face unique challenges when trying to buy a home. For generations, these barriers were overtly racist housing policies and practices that are now outlawed. Some may consider this ancient history, but understanding the...

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Live Auction Preview: Bid High for Homes!

Saturday, May 20 is nearly upon us - which means it's time to start thinking about which incredible auction items you'll be bidding on during theHard...

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Supporter Town Hall Recap: Engaging the Community

The final section of the Supporter Town Hall, Engaging the Community, was presented by Habitat's Chief Program Officer Shereese Turner and Director...

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Tips for Volunteers: Measure Twice, Cut Once

Guest blog by CJ Fitzsimons, Women Build Regular Volunteer and Women Build Steering Committee Member

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Twin Cities Habitat's Board Chair Sharon Sayles Belton address a room of media and partners.

Partnering to Develop The Heights on St. Paul's East Side

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is honored to be a major project partner in The Heights, a $370 million redevelopment of the 112-acre former...

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What Are the Disadvantages of a Contract for Deed?

Buying a home is a big financial commitment. There is typically some sort of down payment, there may be closing costs associated with entering into a...

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Sustainability and Decarbonization at Twin Cities Habitat

Guest Blog by Mike RobertsonA Brush with Kindness Program Manager, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

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ReStore Recap: Celebrating Earth Month (and Spring Cleaning)!

It’s the middle of April, which means not only that the last vestiges of winter are finally retreating – it also means it’s time for everything...

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A white woman and a Black woman sit facing each other at the corner of a table. Both are smiling down at the mortgage paperwork that they are completing together.

TruePath Mortgage: A Best-Kept Secret for Home Buyers and Sellers

Jen LaCroix, Open Market Lending Manager, and Steve Stinson, Junior Community Loan Officer, recently sat down with John Mazzara of RE/MAX Results to...

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How Advocacy Can Advance Racial Equity in Housing

Co-written by Emily Kirkevold and Muluk Eltag, Policy & Advocacy Coordinators The Twin Cities' housing shortage has caused rising housing prices and...

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