Veterans Housing

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… Read more

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Fort Snelling to House Homeless Vets

Thousands of active military personnel have served at Fort Snelling in Hennepin County, Minn. since the historic fort was built in the early 1820s. Two centuries later, it will be Fort Snelling’s turn to serve veterans when five historic buildings in its Upper Post section are rehabilitated into a 58-unit permanent supportive housing development for… Read more

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Construction underway for affordable housing for homeless veterans and families

as construction is now underway for a new, 58-unit affordable-housing community at historic Fort Snelling. Veterans groups, project partners and various community leaders heralded CommonBond’s Veterans Housing at Fort Snelling as vital in helping reach a goal of ending homelessness among military veterans in Minnesota. According to Heading Home Minnesota, a public-private partnership to end… Read more

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Once a fort, soon a haven for homeless vets

A $10.2 million project to house homeless veterans also would bring life to a stretch of century-old Fort Snelling buildings that have sat vacant for decades. St. Paul-based CommonBond Communities and Sand Cos. of St. Cloud will develop 58 rehabbed housing units for the vets and their families, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said… Read more

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