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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
alicia.cordes-mayo@commonbond.org

News & Media Archive

The Minneapolis Foundation awards first grants from OneMPLS fund
09/11/2019 – Minneapolis Foundation

Nonprofit plans to build eight stories of affordable housing above downtown Rochester ramp
09/06/2019 – Med City Beat

Developer chosen for 127-unit Rochester Apartment Complex
09/04/2019 – KIMT3 News

Affordable Housing Forum
09/04/2019 – Shepard Express

Running for Shelter to take part in one last race
08/16/2019 – Affordable Housing Finance

Just Sold: Work starts on Eden Prairie senior housing
08/02/2019 – Finance & Commerce

OURS: Housing shortage fixes both a risk and opportunity
07/28/2019 – Rapid City Journal

CommonBond buys Hastings affordable apartments
07/16/2019 – Finance & Commerce

Raynetta Hill of CommonBond joins WHEDA board
07/16/2019 – Milwaukee Community Journal

Roseville ousts planning chair over refusal to rescue himself
07/15/2019 – Finance & Commerce

Here is what we know about the three housing proposals for Parking Ramp No.6
06/25/2019 – Med City Beat

Right track to place 32 midway youth into summer jobs near St. Paul’s Allianz Field
04/18/2019 – Pioneer Press

520 new affordable apartments planned
04/04/2019 – Urban Milwaukee

Eden Prairie workforce housing up for TIF
04/01/2019 – Finance & Commerce

Suburbs embrace affordable housing efforts as rents rise in Twin Cities
03/31/2019 – Star Tribune

Klobuchar, Smith announce more than $3M in grants throughout MN for critical investments in affordable housing and community development
03/20/2019 – Smith Senate

List Leaders: Largest senior living operators in the Twin Cities
03/08/2019 – Residential Real Estate

State to offer free training to help landlords defuse tension with mentally ill tenants
03/06/2019 – Star Tribune

Do renters’ past crimes matter? Study says often not
02/28/2019 – Finance & Commerce

Ex-offenders generally pose no greater threat to landlords than overall affordable-housing renters
02/27/2019 – Star Tribune

Proposed affordable housing development sparks reaction from Common Council Members
02/18/219 – La Crosse Tribune

North Side affordable-housing project raises concentration concerns
2/18/2019 – La Crosse Tribune

Letter: Edina needs an effective policy for permanent affordable housing in the city
2/1/2019 – Sun Current

Large Nonprofit Developers Unite in New Tax Credit Fund
1/29/2019 – Housing Finance

La Crosse commission OKs TIF funding for North Side apartments
1/26/2019 – La Crosse Tribune

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

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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