Affordable Housing in Minnesota – CommonBond Communities

For over 50 years, CommonBond Communities has worked to build stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities. On a micro level, we do this by providing affordable housing and life-enhancing […]

Board Member Spotlight: Jackie Turner

Building Strong Communities  At CommonBond, we know we wouldn’t be able to build stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities without the support of so many who come together to […]

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, […]

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 […]

Collective Leadership for a Promising Future

As part of our 50th anniversary theme “Our Neighbors, Our Communities,” all three CEOs from throughout CommonBond’s history came together for a conversation about our past and how it can […]

If we care about justice and repair, we have to care about housing

At CommonBond Communities, we believe a home – whether rented or owned – is the foundation for everything in life, and that’s never been more true than it was during […]

Defining a new “normal”

I’m hearing pining for a “return to normal.” I can understand it—the pandemic has affected us all in ways that range from inconvenient to downright devastating—but I’ve been thinking a […]

Notice of security incident

To provide full transparency for supporters of CommonBond Communities, we want to share that a third-party vendor we contract with experienced a security breach. Blackbaud, which hosts our database containing […]

In solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community

At CommonBond, we’re taking a moment to celebrate! Today, the Supreme Court said the language of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits sex discrimination, applies to discrimination based […]

His name was George Floyd.

A message from our leader, Deidre Schmidt: I am writing to reflect on the May 25th killing by a Minneapolis police officer of an unarmed black man who was suspected […]