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Examining Minnesota's Current Homeownership Gap

A January 2024 article by NPR reported on a study that found housing is now unaffordable for a record half of all U.S. renters. When we focus on Minnesota, the stats are even more staggering. We’ve come a long way in correcting the previous wrongs...

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If I Can Do It, You Can Too: James' Story

“Shh…can you hear that peace?” Sitting in James Hargon’s home, you can’t tell it’s in the middle of Minneapolis. It’s quiet. The space is bright and...

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Answering the Call to Build Community

"Habitat needs to show up differently in community." That’s what Shereese Turner said when she joined Twin Cities Habitat to lead Programs & Services...

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Jan Hagerman painting a wooden drawer.

ReStore Recap: Get Your (Indoor) DIY On!

How have you been spending your first month of 2024 so far? If you're looking for fresh new DIY ideas to get started on those resolutions, look no...

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StoryTeller Media + Communications team at the Habitat for Humanity build site

Building More Than Homes: A Day of Purpose and Unity

Guest blog by StoryTeller Media + Communications

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Welcoming Cecile Bedor, Chief Real Estate Officer

We are pleased to announce that Cecile Bedor has joined Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity as the new Chief Real Estate Officer. Prior to joining...

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Michael using a saw on the build site.

Giving Back in Retirement: Meet Volunteer Michael

When Michael retired from his 35-year career as a pediatric nurse anesthetist at Children’s Minnesota, he knew he still wanted to be active and give...

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The 2024 Real Estate Outlook: Resilience Amid Uncertainty

Despite rising mortgage rates, high inflation, stock market volatility, and broader economic uncertainty, the housing market has shown remarkable...

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Bridging the Divide: The Power of Public Funding in Affordable Housing

Guest blog by Sydney Schulz Project Funding Associate

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