Affordable Housing

Governor Walz & Coalition Call For Affordable Housing Support

MINNESOTA – A coalition of lawmakers and community leaders in Minnesota are calling for legislature to add support for affordable housing into the bonding bill. According to Homes for All, more then 580,000 Minnesotans are burdened with exuberant housing costs. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated housing vulnerability for thousands of people across Minnesota. They say that shelters are full and…

Fargo to Host Open Forums with North Dakota Leaders to Discuss Opportunity Zones

The forums will be streamed live on the City's commission channels and on social media.

FARGO, N.D.–The City of Fargo will host two public forums to discuss the new Opportunity Zone program on February 18 and 19. The meetings will be from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and held within the Commission Chambers at Fargo City Hall. The forums will provide an overview of the program and discuss the needs of an expanding affordable housing…

Affordable Housing Facility Celebrates Renovation

The apartment complex was on the verge of shutting down before being bought out

FARGO, N.D. — An affordable housing facility in South Fargo was at risk of closing because of issues with finances and management. “I think everybody can agree that we need more affordable housing in America, but the way to go about it is a challenge.” A challenge Hans Juhle was up for. He’s co–founder of Integra, the group that bought…

New Affordable Housing Facility in West Fargo Opens Its Doors

The facility has 30 fully–furnished units

WEST FARGO, N.D. — After two years of planning and building, a new affordable housing facility opens its doors across from Menards and Marshalls in West Fargo. But this apartment building is more than just a place to live. “As soon as you walk through Grace Garden, you feel the love, you feel the care. The intentionality of not making…

Groups Calling for More Affordable Housing in Downtown Fargo

Some want downtown to be more accessible for people living and working in the area

FARGO, N.D. — When she first moved to Downtown Fargo more than a decade ago, Arlette Preston says the community feeling was much different. “My husband used to say, and I think it’s pretty accurate, on a Saturday night, you could throw a rock down Broadway and you couldn’t hit a thing, and that was probably about 15 years ago, so…

City Commissioner Candidates Participate in Public Forum

Six of the nine candidates running for City Commissioner participated in Tuesday's public forum

Two seats on the Fargo City Commission will be up for grabs this June. Nine candidates, including Dave Piepkorn and Tony Gehrig who currently hold the position, are running in the election. Six of those nine candidates running for City Commissioner participated in Tuesday’s public forum. Linda Boyd, Arlette Preston and Lenny Tweeden were the three missing from the meeting….

Apartment Building Aimed to Help Single Moms to Open in Fargo

Jeremiah Program Will Begin Building Apartment Complex June 2017

FARGO, ND — A new apartment building set to be built in Fargo has a mission unlike most in the area. The Jeremiah Program hosted a luncheon where they announced they would be building an affordable apartment building for single mothers starting this June. The program’s goal is to create a supportive community, provide affordable housing and provide quality education…

Analyzing the Home Builders Association’s 2016 Report

Overal things look good, but there is some concern for affordable housing

Between Fargo, West Fargo, Moorhead, and Dilworth Housing activity is steady and values are the highest they’ve been since 2008. That’s according to the Home Builders Association of Fargo–Moorhead’s 2016 Annual Report. The report shows positive numbers in just about all areas and where there were declines, they were mostly minimal. Overview   Last year 4,550 building permits, which include…