Resident Stories

People are at the heart of our mission to create stable homes, strong futures, and vibrant communities. Here are stories from CommonBond residents that demonstrate how our work comes to life and how we partner with residents to create bright futures.

“A place to call home”

After years of moving around the country as part of a Navy family, CommonBond donor Judy Fulk has called Minnesota “home” for over 30 years. Married with two adult children, she and her family have hosted international exchange students so that they, too, might have a place to call home during their time here. After years of charitable giving to various causes, Judy realized she wanted to have an impact on a more foundational level. Read her thoughtful testimony to learn why she supports CommonBond, and what having a stable home means to her.
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Community Matters

Meet CommonBond Resident Vidalina Cruz

Vidalina Cruz lives at Franklin Meadows near Milwaukee, WI.  “Having a stable place to live makes me feel wonderful every day,” says Vida. At five years old, Vida moved from Puerto Rico to Wisconsin with her parents and five siblings. Both of her parents worked full-time jobs to support the family and provide for their kids. Vida has fond memories of growing up in a peaceful home and this is something she still values today.

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Building on Generosity

Existing Apartments Become CommonBond Communities

In August 2016, CommonBond acquired its first unsubsidized property — 112 rental apartments and townhomes. Through its Housing Opportunity Fund, CommonBond Communities provides investors — specifically to those interested in making a social impact — with an opportunity to respond to the need for acquiring and preserving multifamily rental housing.

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