Ending Homelessness

Rick Klun

GMHF partner Rick Klun talks about combatting homelessness

The Star Tribune featured Rick Klun as one of their “Problem Solvers” for his work to prevent and end homelessness in Duluth and across the state in an article by Gail Rosenblum. Rick Klun wants us to stop focusing on homelessness. It’s not that he lacks the heart, or stomach, to address this seemingly intractable… More

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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

Minnesota Development Opens for Struggling Veterans

Affordable Housing Finance covered the opening of Brustad Homes (Veterans East) in Minneapolis. A new affordable housing development for veterans struggling with homelessness has opened this fall in the Twin Cities. Adjacent to the VA Medical Center near Fort Snelling, the 100-unit Richard A. Brustad Homes makes another dent in reducing veteran homelessness in the… More

A new place to call home

As reported by Matthew Liedke in the Bemidji Pioneer on Oct. 27, 2017. The atmosphere in downtown Bemidji was charged and optimistic Friday morning, as government officials, organization personnel and business leaders celebrated the opening of Park Place Apartments. The complex, managed by the Duluth-based Center City Housing Corp., includes 60 units, with 40 dedicated… 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

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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

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