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Tania Chappell Reflects on Her Capitol Pathways Internship

Guest Blog by Tania Chappell, Twin Cities Habitat's Capitol Pathways Intern for 2024 Capitol Pathways provides access to policymaking and public...

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Bringing Advocacy to Washington

Every year, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity goes to Washington, DC for Habitat on the Hill. We meet with affiliates from across the country, share...

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Habitat's Legislative Priorities for 2024

Minnesota’s 2024 legislative session starts on February 12, and Twin Cities Habitat is ready to dive in to advocate for affordable homeownership....

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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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2024 City Budgets: Affordable Housing as a Local Priority

December marks the end of the year and the passage of city budgets. Earlier this month, the Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul reached the end of...

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Deadline Approaching: Unique Tax Credit and Chance to Support Habitat

UPDATE: Deadline extended to December 13, 2023! If you're a tax-savvy Minnesotan, don't miss this amazing opportunity! Thanks to the newly created...

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St. Paul Increases Affordable Housing Through Zoning Overhaul

The St. Paul City Council recently voted to overhaul the city's zoning code, earning St. Paul the distinction of being one of the few cities in the...

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Advocacy 101: Why Twin Cities Habitat Advocates for Affordable Housing

What do you think about when you hear the word advocacy? For some people, advocacy might sound broad, unfamiliar, and even intimidating. Twin Cities...

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Minneapolis 2021 ballot showing Ranked Choice Voting for Mayor.

What is Ranked Choice Voting?

Ranked Choice Voting is growing in popularity both within Minnesota and across the country (see every place in the United States that uses Ranked...

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Rainbow Build highlights housing challenges for LGBTQ community

In the last two weeks of August, more than 100 volunteers participated in the 9th annual Rainbow Build, which raises awareness for issues involving...

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