News & Media

Get the latest news about CommonBond—from spotlights on residents and updates on our progress in creating more homes, to the issues around affordable housing.

Media Inquiries
Contact: Alicia Cordes-Mayo
Director, Strategic & Internal Communications
Office: 651-290-6201

News & Media Archive

Saving our Democracy: Jan 24-30, 2019
1/22/2019 – Shepherd Express

Shutdown could stall affordable housing funds
1/16/2019 – Finance & Commerce

Our view: Affordable Housing: New apartment projects will boost prosperity
11/2/2018 – The Free Press Editorial Board

State announces $87 million for affordable housing
11/2/2018 – Finance & Commerce

Le Sueur Meadows expansion backed by state funding
11/2/2018 – Le Sueur County News

Funding paves way for more affordable housing projects
11/1/2018 – The Free Press

Grand opening of new affordable housing complex in Mankato
10/30/2018 – KEYC Mankato News

Dublin Crossing brings workforce housing to Mankato
10/30/2018 – The Free Press

A Step Above: Developers finding new housing options for moderate-income renters
9/13/2018 – Affordable Housing Finance

More places to call home: New report highlights housing as single best investment for Minnesota’s economy
9/13/2018 – Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations

Eden Prairie church redevelopment would bring affordable senior housing
9/11/2018 – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

New housing vs. used: Nonprofits try new tactic in affordability wars
8/31/2018 – Pioneer Press

Setting aside housing for frequent health care users
7/30/2018 – ShelterForce

Many steps needed to ensure affordable housing for all
7/27/2018 – The Post Review

Editorial: Building ‘Opportunity St. Paul’
7/26/2018 – Pioneer Press

St. Paul’s quest for more affordable housing
7/25/2018 – Finance & Commerce

Rotating shelter organizers eye next steps
7/19/2018 – The Free Press

A revolution is brewing to end homelessness
7/12/2018 – OZY

CommonBond breaks out of the box
7/11/2018 – Affordable Housing Finance

Teweles Seed apartments in Walker’s Point to be rehabbed
7/11/2018 – Milwaukee Business Journal

Stemming the tide of evictions in Racine County
7/11/2018 – The Journal Times

Gaughan to build over landfill in Shakopee
6/28/2018 – Finance & Commerce

Pohlad Family Foundation shifts focus to housing
6/26/2018 – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

Pohlad Family Foundation focuses its giving on housing issues
6/26/2018 – Star Tribune

Many factors contribute to local affordable housing shortage
6/20/2018 – Rapid City Journal

Mankato seeking two new affordable housing projects
6/18/2018 – The Free Press

Workforce housing project nears opening
6/6/2018 – The Free Press

New housing proposed in Le Sueur
6/4/2018 – Le Sueur News-Herald

Changing the dialogue on affordable housing
5/25/2018 – Rapid City Journal

Anoka County to help fund two projects with federal dollars
5/22/2018 – ABC Newspapers

City of Milwaukee receives $10,000 grant from Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment to address evictions
5/7/2018 – Milwaukee Independent

Friday Opinuendo: On our ‘brown-eyed mayor,’ leadership, legacy, bonds and more…
5/4/2018 – Pioneer Press

Editorial: Don’t lose sight of housing, legislators
5/2/2018 – Pioneer Press

Shakopee approves flurry of new housing projects
4/29/2018 – Star Tribune

Experts Forum: What’s next in affordable housing?
4/27/2018 – Finance & Commerce

Friday Opinuendo: On persistence, recruitment, shelter, and more…
4/20/2018 – Twin Cities Pioneer Press

Letter to the Editor: Funding needed to ensure homes for all
4/15/2018 – Red Wing Republican Eagle

Madison affordable housing project gets $13.4 million in tax credits
4/8/2018 – Wisconsin State Journal

People on the move in Milwaukee: Willie Wade, Kristi Luzar, Ryan Daniels, Greg Lamas, Raynetta Hill
4/6/2018 – Milwaukee Business Journal

Helping the chronically homeless: Iowa City, Cedar Rapids take steps to get people in housing- fast
4/5/2018 – The Gazette

Shakopee City Council to vote on comprehensive plan amendment that will make or break the Canterbury Commons development
4/5/2018 – Shakopee Valley News

CommonBond names new Executive Vice President of Real Estate
3/26/2018 – Affordable Housing Finance

Iowa agency supports $7 million Waterloo housing project
3/16/2018 – The Courier

Former St. Paul planning director Cecile Bedor hired at CommonBond Communities
3/14/2018 – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal

State delivers $25.8 million more for Madison affordable housing projects
2/28/2018 – Wisconsin State Journal

WHEDA Awards $13.4 Million in LIHTCs
2/28/2018 – Affordable Housing Finance

Madison ‘well on track’ to hit goal of 1,000 affordable housing units thanks to federal tax credits
2/27/2018 – The Capital Times

Milwaukee mayor previews 2018 State of the City address
2/25/2018 – CBS 58 WDJT- Milwaukee

Crestwood Ridge affordable housing project on track to open this fall
2/24/2018 – The Gazette

Find out a big surprise about each of our 40 Under 40 winners
2/21/2018 – Milwaukee Business Journal

St. Paul City Council closes El Alamo bar after neighborhood uproar
2/19/2018 – Star Tribune

Eyes on affordable housing for working families
2/18/2018 – Pioneer Press Editorial

City officials: Trump budget undermines affordable housing
2/17/2018 – Mankato Free Press

Neighbors voice concerns over proposal to build juvenile rehabilitation center on Milwaukee’s north side
1/24/2018 – CBS 58 WDJT Milwaukee

Speaker decries dearth of affordable housing during MLK luncheon
1/17/2018 – Kenosha News

Affordable Housing: Governer’s task force jump starts critical issue
1/6/2018 – Mankato Free Press

Subject Matter Expertise
Looking for an expert to comment on an issue?
Contact Alicia Cordes-Mayo to schedule an interview.
Our staff members have expertise in these areas:
• Affordable Housing Development & Financing
• Community Development
• Community Revitalization
• Eviction Prevention
• Long-Term Homelessness/Supportive Housing
• Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH)
• Social Impact Investing

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