Properties & Partners

Learn more about the partnerships and properties that have come about under the banner of the Minnesota Equity Fund.

Along with our strategic partners, Minnesota Equity Fund has helped create vibrant housing communities across the state of Minnesota. Explore some featured properties and partners on this page.

After Months of Work, Renovated Gateway Tower Unveiled in Full

“Only in Duluth,” said Warren Hanson, president of the St. Paul-based Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, which secured more than two-thirds of the $18.5 million needed for the reconstruction project. An hour of anecdotes and appreciations brought together bits of the building’s history since it opened in 1974 as a home mostly for people of lower… More

Mysa House, pilot project for affordable senior housing, breaks ground in Mora

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund and Minnesota Equity Fund joined developer D.W. Jones, Mora Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Cinnaire, Minnesota Housing and other rpoject partners to celebrate the start of construction of Mysa House on Oct. 30, 2017. The day was an early celebration of the 24 units of affordable senior housing that will soon grace… More

Park Place of Bemidji Grand Opening

GMHF staff excitedly joined government officials, organization personnel and business leaders to celebrate the grand opening of Park Place in Bemidji on October 27, 2017. The building is managed by the Duluth-based Center City Housing Corp. and is located at 598 Third St. NW. The project cost approximately $7 million to build. The complex has 20 employees… More

New Minneapolis Housing Community Provides Hope for Veterans Struggling with Homelessness

An important milestone was reached today in helping end homelessness among military veterans in Minnesota with the opening of Veterans East, a new 100-unit apartment community adjacent to the Veterans Hospital near Fort Snelling. During a ribbon-cutting ceremony, newly moved-in veterans, many of whom have struggled with homelessness, thanked community leaders and development partners for… More

Affordable housing community to be built on former school campus in Oak Park

The new community will be built on the site of the vacant Thomas Jefferson School building and campus. It will include 20 apartments and eight townhome-style buildings with 40 homes. Dennis Mouras, CEO of UnitedHealthcare Community Plan of Michigan, announced in a press release, that UnitedHealthcare is investing $14.6 million in the Oak Park development… More

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About Minnesota Equity Fund

Minnesota Equity Fund (MEF) is a subsidiary of Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF). MEF and Cinnaire are joint venture partners collaborating to achieve our common mission to create more high quality affordable housing.

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Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

AERIS RATED AAA +2FHLB Des MoinesGMHF is AERIS-rated and a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines.

Staff Contact

John Errigo
Director of Syndication & Loan Officer
jerrigo@gmhf.com
651.221.1997 x115

Warren W. Hanson
President & CEO, GMHF & MEF
whanson@gmhf.com
651.221.1997 x107

General Contact

Minnesota Equity Fund
c/o Greater Minnesota Housing Fund
332 Minnesota Street
Suite 1201-East
Saint Paul, MN 55101