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Greater Minnesota Housing Fund’s timely research on emerging affordable housing issues is designed to identify the best practices and most innovative solutions in the field.

Several of GMHF’s past research efforts have changed how affordable housing in Minnesota is designed, built and financed. These efforts have also raised Minnesota’s national profile as a center of innovation and collaboration in affordable housing.

Recent research has informed policy change and action on important housing issues. Some of these issues include:

GMHF has worked with major employers such as Hormel, The Schwan Food Company, and Mayo Clinic, as well as “Main Street” employers like local banks and retail businesses, to engage them in developing homebuyer assistance programs as well as contribute to the development of new affordable housing in their communities.

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Report: Investors upgrade apartments, displace renters

Apartment sales in the seven-county metro increased 165 percent between 2010 and 2015, according to the report. The report analyzed data from Marquette Advisors, CoStar and Finance & Commerce’s Twin Cities Apartment Sales Tracker. Many units – often in Class B or Class C buildings – are being refurbished, rebranded and leased for more than… Read more

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Fountain Terrace: NOAH Impact Fund’s first pilot project

NOAH Impact Fund executes pilot projects to demonstrate the viability of the investment program. Fountain Terrace is the first pilot project financed by the NOAH Impact Fund. The Fund builds on the best practices nationally of affordable housing developers that have acquired and manage new portfolios of existing unsubsidized affordable housing. In August 2015, the… Read more

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Whether you're ready to investigate financing options, or are in the early planning stages, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund can provide the technical assistance needed to get your idea off the ground. Learn more.

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For more background about the NOAH Impact Fund, please download the NOAH Impact Fund Brochure (PDF).

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About the NOAH Impact Fund

The NOAH Impact Fund is a subsidiary of the Greater Minnesota Housing Fund. This program was established to enable the preservation of existing affordable housing for Minnesotans.

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Staff Contacts

John Errigo
Acting NOAH Impact Fund Manager
jerrigo@gmhf.com
651.350-7224

Warren W. Hanson
President & CEO, GMHF, MEF & NOAH
whanson@gmhf.com
651.350-7220

General Contact Info

NOAH Impact Fund
c/o Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
332 Minnesota Street
Suite 1650-West
Saint Paul, MN 55101