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Arlisa and her three kids smiling and cuddling on the couch.

I'm going to do this one day: Arlisa's Homeowner Story

Arlisa Bullock grew up in the northern suburbs, becoming an expert of the back roads of Anoka and Coon Rapids. She knew about Twin Cities Habitat...

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James Hargon standing on the front porch of his Habitat home

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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Lindsay holding her Chihuahua Lily in front of her couch in her home.

Making Home Possible: Lindsay's Story

“I never would have thought that a single person with my income working in education would be able to buy a house,” Lindsay says. It’s a situation...

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Hamida standing with her children in her Habitat home

Selling Back a Habitat Home for the Next Generation

Editor's note: This piece was updated in 2023 to contain the latest resources related to Twin Cities Habitat homeownership.

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Habitat homeowner Monisha speaks at a Board Build event.

Habitat Didn't Just Check a Box. They Changed.

Monisha Washington-Richard served on Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity’s Black Homeownership Advisory Council, which was made up of Habitat...

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A woman holding her young daughter, both smiling

The Moment I Decided to Live Life

“I’m going to find a place for my kids.” That’s what Carroll’s dad said whenever someone asked him why he was moving his family from Togo to the...

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Angela standing in her kitchen next to a vase of flowers

A Lifelong Dream Comes True: Angela's Story

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

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A Black mother and daughter pose at a Halloween display with straw bales.

Teri's Journey to Homeownership

Guest Blog by Teri, Habitat Homeowner Since 2021 Hi there, my name is Teri. I've currently been in my home going on 2 years and I can't thank Habitat...

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What We're Grateful For in 2022

It's wonderful to have traditions like Thanksgiving that ask us to slow down, reflect, and give thanks. This year, we're sharing notes of gratitude...

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Matias, Camila, and their two kids on a bench being silly.

Home Provides a Hub for Friends, Family, and More

This summer, Twin Cities Habitat held a Homeowner Photo Contest for Habitat homeowners. Matias and Camila were the first-place winners. They...

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