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Updated Fact Sheet: Working Doesn’t Always Pay for a Home 2015

The Family Housing 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. New this year: we’ve included calculations for minimum wage earners and security guard positions.


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July 31st, 2015|Fact Sheet|

Affordable Rental Housing Does Not Reduce Property Values (Updated)

The Fund has commissioned an updated to the report by Maxfield Research exploring the relationship between affordable rental housing and neighboring property values—the original report, published in 2000, can be found here. As in the original study, the 2014 report found little to no evidence to suggest that the construction of affordable rental housing hurt the performance of home sales. In the areas studied, home sales displayed similar or stronger performance in the period after affordable rental housing was built compared to a control group.
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November 24th, 2014|Fact Sheet, Report|

Updated Fact Sheet: Children Pay the Price for Homelessness

The Fund has updated its Fact Sheet about the rise in childhood homelessness and the devastating effect on health, development, and educational achievement.

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June 17th, 2014|Fact Sheet|