The Family Housing Fund has sponsored and commissioned a number of pieces of artwork, prose, and research that are aimed at raising awareness of affordable housing needs and advancing policy.

Working Doesn’t Always Pay for a Home
July 2015
The Fund has published an updated version of our most popular fact sheet that compares worker’s wages to the affordability of housing (housing costs plus transportation costs) in the Twin Cities metropolitan area—demonstrating that many individuals and families struggle to find housing that is affordable.
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Affordable Rental Housing Does Not Reduce Property Values: Evidence from the Twin Cities
May 2014
The Fund has published an updated fact sheet using evidence from a new report by Maxfield Research titled, An Updated Analysis of the Relationship Between Affordable Family Rental Housing and Home Values in the Twin Cities. The study 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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Tenants and Foreclosure: Know Your Next Move
August 2008
The Fund has published a brochure to help renters whose landlords are in foreclosure.
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Tenants and Foreclosure: Know Your Next Move
August 2008
The Fund has published a brochure to help renters whose landlords are in foreclosure.
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Inquilinos y La Ejcucion Hipotecaria (Foreclosure) En Minnesota: Conozca Su Siguiente Paso
(Tenants and Foreclosure: Know Your Next Move)
December 2008
The Fund, in partnership with Centro Legal and the Minnesota Home Ownership Center, has published this brochure in Spanish to help renters whose landlords are in foreclosure.
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Children Pay the Price for Homelessness
June 2014
Childhood homelessness is on the rise. The Fund has published an updated version of its fact sheet highlighting the devastating effect of homelessness on children in regards to health, development, and educational achievement.
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Affordable Housing Shortage Threatens Children’s Health
June 1999
This fact sheet highlights a study by The Doc4Kids Project and HousingAmerica on the effects of inadequate housing on children’s health.
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Working Doesn’t Always Pay for a Home
May 2014
The Fund has published an updated version of our most popular fact sheet that compares worker’s wages to the affordability of housing (housing costs plus transportation costs) in the Twin Cities metropolitan area—demonstrating that many individuals and families struggle to find housing that is affordable.
View the Fact Sheet