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About the Chaska development

Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is developing 4 twinhomes, a total of 8 homes, in partnership with Shepard of the Hills church in Chaska and Carver County Community Development Agency (CDA). All homes will be designed and built by Twin Cities Habitat and one of the homes will be designed under the Universal Design guidelines. 

Chaska rendering - 2 levels
Front view of one of the twinhomes

Chaska rendering - 1 level
Front view of one of the twinhomes

chaska development rendering
Rendering of the four twinhomes within the development

Funding

Project funding comes from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, Federal Home Loan Bank, Twin Cities Habitat in-kind materials, volunteer labor, and philanthropic support.

Timeline

  • Environmental & Geotechnical Investigation: Winter 2018
  • Secure public financing: June 2019 – December 2020
  • Platting: Winter 2019-20
  • Close on Land: Spring 2020
  • Site work and infrastructure Start: June 2020
  • Twinhome 1 Construction: Fall 2020 – Spring 2021
  • Twinhomes 2 & 3 Construction:  Summer 2021-Spring 2022
  • Twinhome 4 Construction: Summer 2022-Spring 2023

Affordability

The development is anticipated to be affordable to households with incomes up to 80% of Area Median Income (AMI). The CDA and Twin Cities Habitat will work with identified buyers to ensure mortgage readiness including Homestretch homebuyer counseling, land trust education, and ongoing post-purchase homeowner education opportunities. In addition, the CDA will commit to keeping the home affordable to households at or below 80% AMI as defined by household size and unit.

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You can help build these homes! When you do, you support local families striving to achieve the stability of homeownership. Learn more about volunteering with Twin Cities Habitat.

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