Homeowners and Renters Property Tax Refund Filing

The August 15 deadline for homeowners and renters to file their 2015 property tax refund is quickly approaching. The 2016 property tax refunds can also be filed on or before August 15, although they do not expire until next August. According to Minnesota Revenue, the average refund for homeowners is $840 and more than $635 for…

Upper Harbor Community Engagement Meeting – Tuesday, July 25

Community Planning & Economic Development, City of MinneapolisAGENCY Upper Harbor Terminal AFCAC (Above the Falls Community Advisory Committee) Meeting Tuesday, July 25 6:00 – 7:00 pm – Intro presentations for new participants 7:00 – 8:30 pm — AFCAC meeting to gather specific input MPRB Headquarters 2117 W. River Road N. 2nd Floor The community is invited…

Current Status of the Webber-Camden Neighborhood Home Loan Programs

Current Status of the Webber-Camden Neighborhood Home Loan Programs  For many years the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) has been the administrator for WCNO Home Loan programs.  Early in spring of 2017 we received notice that there would be changes coming to that administration structure.  Those changes included a base fee per year of $2500…

A Brush with Kindness – Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

A Brush with Kindness – Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity Every family should have the opportunity to affordably maintain and preserve their home. But many situations can create barriers to keep up with repairs, including unexpected life events or loss of income.  Families are stronger when they live in safe and stable homes. That’s why…