World Habitat Day 2021 Transcript

By |2021-11-17T13:08:16-06:00October 26th, 2021|Categories: News|

WORLD HABITAT DAY 2021  The Statewide Impact of Homeownership  The Diverse Affordable Housing Needs Across Minnesota   More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly took an important step in promoting the idea that everyone deserves a decent place to live by declaring the first Monday in October to be World Habitat Day. Now, to celebrate, [...]

World Habitat Day 2021- Short Summary

By |2021-11-17T13:04:14-06:00October 25th, 2021|Categories: News|

“Stable affordable housing is critical to our state’s economic stability…it is the key component in building generational and community wealth and creating thriving communities that support strong economies.”—Emma Kasiga, MN Department of Employment & Economic Development & Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota Board Member More than 30 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared [...]

Building into the Future: Habitat Minnesota’s Strategic Plan

By |2021-11-12T12:18:10-06:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: News|

In a time of great uncertainty and change, Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota sought to plan the unplannable and took on a deep and thorough strategic planning process. The effort involved staff, board, and leaders of the Minnesota, South Dakota, and North Dakota Habitat affiliates which Habitat Minnesota serves. “We spoke to all the affiliates [...]

Homeownership is the Solution

By |2021-09-24T12:27:04-05:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: News|

Homeownership is not the capstone of economic wellbeing...it is the cornerstone! Based on data published by the Urban Institute, Habitat Minnesota put together this graphic illustrating the ways in which homeownership improves financial wellbeing.  Download the PDF here. Download the JPG here.

Habitat Minnesota Welcomes Diverge!

By |2021-12-20T11:55:33-06:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: News|

Diverge Finance has partnered with Habitat Minnesota to fill the position of Vice President of Lending & Finance! Diverge is an employee-owned cooperative specializing in strategic financial leadership for nonprofits and wealth development and management for BIPOC-owned small businesses. Habitat Minnesota is thrilled to have the expertise of Luciano Patiño, Shétu Rose, and Curt Klotz collectively [...]

The 2020 World Habitat Day Panel: Equity in Homeownership

By |2021-09-22T14:01:23-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

On October 5, 2020 Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota and the Minnesota Homeownership Center teamed up to host a virtual event on equity in homeownership in partnership with some of Minnesota’s and the nation’s leaders in this work: Natosha Reid Rice, Tawanna Black, Henry Rucker, and Kirsten Delegard. This panel conversation, moderated by Habitat for [...]

Habitat Minnesota Welcomes Diverge!

By |2021-09-14T11:07:23-05:00September 14th, 2021|Categories: News|

Diverge Finance has partnered with Habitat Minnesota to fill the position of Vice President of Lending & Finance! Diverge is an employee-owned cooperative specializing in strategic financial leadership for nonprofits and wealth development and management for BIPOC-owned small businesses. Habitat Minnesota is thrilled to have the expertise of Luciano Patiño, Shétu Rose, and Curt Klotz collectively [...]

COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) Program Announced

By |2020-09-01T08:26:44-05:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: News|

Minnesota Housing’s COVID-19 Housing Assistance Program (CHAP) is offering financial help to qualifying homeowners in need. To qualify, household income must be below 300 percent of federal poverty guidelines. CHAP offers help with housing-related expenses, including mortgages, utilities and more. Households with federally-backed mortgages are only eligible for CHAP if denied a forbearance; though they can [...]

Habitat 500 Bike Ride Goes Virtual!

By |2020-06-04T12:15:20-05:00June 4th, 2020|Categories: News|

Since 1993, the Habitat 500 Bike Ride has sent cyclists across Minnesota and the surrounding Midwest each year to raise funds and awareness for Habitat for Humanity. This year, the Ride has gone virtual for the first-ever Habitat 500: Bike @ Home! Read the full press release here.   MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kaitlyn [...]

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