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Increasing Affordability in the Greater Twin Cities Area

The end of July brought two exciting property and land acquisitions—Willow Wood Estates property in Plymouth (pictured above), and Owasso Gardens land in Roseville. These purchases will result in 100 more units of affordable housing for communities in the greater Twin Cities area!

Located at 10850 South Shore Drive just south of Medicine Lake, the Willow Wood Estates property will be a 40-unit family townhome community, with great proximity to local amenities, schools, and express route transit. The acquisition allows us to preserve large family housing that is fully subsidized by Section 8.

In Roseville, the Owasso Gardens land will become a 60-unit housing community for seniors ages 55 and up, complete with a community room, a common laundry, gardening beds, and outdoor seating (artist rendering below). After having secured funding from Minnesota Housing Finance Agency last year, we look forward to beginning construction around November and to have this community come to life!

Read more about these two acquisitions in the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal below!

CommonBond buys land in Plymouth, Roseville for affordable housing

 

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Connie clendenen

I'm thrilled to hear your good news. BUT, when the time comes will you be able to keep the online vulchurs from squeezing a profit out of everybody who may be in serious need of housing???

Chelsea Dolan

Hi Connie, we'll always fight for affordability! You're right that it's a tight market, but home is the foundation for everything, and safe, stable, affordable homes will always be at the center of our work.

-Chelsea, CommonBond Communities

Jamie Sandquist

Would like info and price for 1 bedroom and do I need to put name on waiting list?

Walker Johnston

Hi Jamie, you can view all of our properties here: https://properties.commonbond.org/ourproperties
On that page you'll find properties with immediate availability or wait lists, and you can also search by location. The contact info for each is on their individual pages. You can click "Wait List and Floor Plans" to inquire about availability or joining a wait list. Be sure to check back often, as availability is always changing! I hope this helps!
-Walker, CommonBond Communities

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