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• The Family Housing Fund joined with private, nonprofit, and public partners on the Twin Cities Corridors of Opportunity Initiative (funded by Living Cities Integration Initiative and HUD Sustainable Communities program) to promote equitable transit oriented development.

January 1st, 2011|Timeline|


• The Family Housing Fund forms the Twin Cities Community Land Bank as an innovative tool to help spur land acquisition and site control to meet the changing housing needs in Twin Cities’ neighborhoods and communities now and in the future.        • The MacArthur Foundation funds the creation of the Minnesota Preservation Plus Initiative (MPPI) through the Family Housing Fund, with strategic partners the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Minnesota Housing to provide leadership and funding to change the way affordable rental housing preservation is approached, addressed and financed.

January 1st, 2009|Timeline|


• The Family Housing Fund launches the Home Prosperity Fund with investments from The McKnight Foundation, Minnesota Housing, Pohlad Foundation, TCF Bank, Thrivent Foundation, US Bank, and Wells Fargo as an innovative tool to combat the rising number of foreclosures through the acquisition, rehabilitation, and resale of homes to low- and moderate-income families.

January 1st, 2007|Timeline|


• In order to kick off its 25th Anniversary and bring greater attention and support for affordable housing, the Fund sponsored “Home Sweet Home Again: An Exhibition of Art and Poetry.”        • The Family Housing Fund launches Minnesota Green Communities, a collaboration with the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Enterprise Community Partners, to foster the creation of affordable, healthier, and more energy-efficient housing throughout Minnesota.

January 1st, 2005|Timeline|


• Hennepin County created the Supportive Housing Incentive Fund (SHIF) to support the service funding needs of supportive housing projects for individuals and families with a matching grant of $500,000 from the Family Housing Fund.        • Family Housing Fund, jointly with the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, received the Nonprofit Mission Award for Responsive Philanthropy from the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits.

January 1st, 2003|Timeline|