Our last 50th Anniversary Art Piece!

As our 50th anniversary year comes to a close, we are happy to announce our last 50th Anniversary Art Piece! Throughout this year, we released locally-commissioned art pieces, each representing […]

More than Just a House: Former CommonBond Board Chair Bruce Christensen Speaks to the Importance of Affordable Housing

Former CommonBond Communities (CBC) Board Chair Bruce Christensen has been a CommonBond champion and advocate for more than 15 years, and is a vocal supporter of affordable housing. Derek Madsen, […]

December Decade Wrap Up: the 2010s and Onward

For December, our last #CBC50 post is focused on our most recent history—the 2010s.  The 2010s were marked by continued expansion, especially throughout Milwaukee. We spent time researching the effects […]

November Decade Reflection: Featuring the 2000s

It’s November, which means we’re sharing #CBC50 history from the 2000s to celebrate 50 years of stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities. This was an exciting decade because we […]

October Decade Reflection: Featuring the 1990s

The ‘70s and ‘80s brought many challenges our way, but also resulted in growth, strength…and many name changes! During the ‘90s, we officially became CommonBond Communities. We also gave our […]

September Decade Reflection: Featuring the 1980s

For the month of September we are bringing you another #CBC50 reflection, this month featuring history from the 1980s. During the ‘80s, we expanded our services side of the organization […]

Celebrating 50 Years, Decade by Decade

As we continue to celebrate 50 years of affordable housing in the Twin Cities, we’re looking back to how it all started, and how our history can help guide the […]

Vibrancy in Milwaukee: Our Second “Our Neighbors, Our Communities” Piece is Here!

Our second art piece is here! In celebration of our 50th year, we’ve commissioned local artists to develop posters that speak to the importance of affordable housing and represent our […]

Community within Buildings: An Inside Look at Advantage Services

CommonBond Communities focuses on housing stability, and we do so not only by building and preserving affordable homes within communities. An integral part of our work happens inside communities, inside […]

Celebrating 50 years: Thank you for stepping up!

As we reflect on our 50th anniversary, we wanted to acknowledge how critical it is that the folks who support our mission have continued to show up—despite the many new […]