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A rendering of a community street at The Heights development.

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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Downtown St. Paul

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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A big group of people on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol

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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Two white people in Rainbow Build t-shirts pose smiling outside a Habitat build site.

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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Architect's rendering of The Heights housing development on St. Paul's East Side

What the TIF?

The World of Tax Increment Financing—A Local Government Tool for Affordable Housing At Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity, we’re always seeking new and...

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St. Paul Redlining Map

Breaking Down Systemic Inequality in Voting and Housing for Black Americans

For generations, state and local governments systematically denied Black Americans access to educational resources and opportunities. It happened...

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Idil Dirie Reflects on Her Capitol Pathways Internship

Guest Blog by Idil Dirie, Twin Cities Habitat's Capitol Pathways intern for 2023 Capitol Pathways provides access to policymaking and public service...

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Twin Cities Habitat advocates on the front steps of the Minnesota Capitol

The Historic 2023 MN Legislative Session

The 2023 Legislative Session in Minnesota was nothing short of groundbreaking. Twin Cities Habitat advocates were able to gather in person for the...

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A lawmaker and a constituent talk with each other about legislation

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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