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The Family Housing Fund is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide safe, affordable, sustainable homes to all families in the Twin Cities metropolitan area through ongoing partnerships with the public and private sector.

Learn more about the Family Housing Fund and what we do.

Affordable Housing Collaboration in Minnesota: Outcomes and Lessons Learned shares in-depth, contextualized stories, data, and profiles to elevate our partners and expand our ability to improve neighborhoods and the region. Engage online at


ssh A section of the web site associated with the soul, heart, intuition, art, and the humanities of affordable housing. It features the "Home Sweet Home Exhibit" and new essays and poetry on affordable housing.

Updated Fact Sheet: Children Pay the Price for Homelessness
June 2014
The Fund has updated its Fact Sheet about the rise in childhood homelessness and the devastating effect on health, development, and educational achievement.

Updated Fact Sheet: Working Doesn’t Always Pay for a Home
May 2014
The Fund has published an updated version of our fact sheet that compares worker's wages to housing affordability (housing plus transportation costs) in the Twin Cities metro area.

Updated Fact Sheet: Affordable Rental Housing Does Not Reduce Property Values
May 2014
The Fund has published a revised fact sheet using evidence from a new report by Maxfield Research concluding that affordable housing poses no threat to surrounding area property values.

New Publication: Affordable Housing Collaboration in Minnesota Series—Western U Plaza
April 2014
Located at the intersection of University and Western Avenues, the former Old Home Foods property occupies an important piece of real estate in St. Paul along the new light rail transit Green Line.  Click above to learn how the unique nonprofit-private partnership between ASANDC and Sand Companies, Inc. will transform the long-vacant blighted landmark into a vibrant community asset.

The Space Between: Realities and Possibilities in Preserving Unsubsidized Affordable Rental Housing
June 2013
This extensive report, published through the Minnesota Preservation Plus Initiative (MPPI), explores the challenges in preserving unsubsidized affordable rental housing and makes recommendations for policies and strategies to identify and preserve these units.

View the Executive Summary
View the Full Report

Heading Home Minnesota
Partners Fund

Open Application Process
The Heading Home Minnesota Partners Fund is a flexible pool of private funds intended to support implementation of Minnesota’s Business Plan to End Long-Term Homelessness.
Application Guidelines(.pdf)

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