Housing

Affordable Housing Unit for Seniors Opens in Fargo

Beyond Shelter strives to address the housing needs of all lower income individuals and families.

FARGO, ND — Beyond Shelter is celebrating its 1,000th affordable housing unit, which provides affordable homes to 39 seniors with limited resources. HomeField Apartments are located at 4245 28th Avenue South in Fargo. Beyond Shelter strives to address the housing needs of all lower income individuals and families. More recently they have focused on the elderly which is North Dakota’s…

Fargo City Commissioner Wants F-5 Project Put on Hold

The group's founder says his organization is working with the city to get the application to correct the violation

  FARGO, ND — A Fargo city commissioner wants the F-5 Project stopped until it meets city codes. Dave Piepkorn said the housing project for former inmates didn’t get the proper city approval. Piepkorn said it’s clear the homes violate city code because more than three non-family members live in the houses. The violation was discovered after city leaders got…

New NDSU Student and Retail Complex Breaks Ground

Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just off University Drive

FARGO, ND — The NDSU campus has been evolving over the last few years. New shops have opened and neighborhoods are transforming. A new student housing and retail complex will soon be thrown into that mix. Just a few months ago, PROffutt Limited Partnership was selected to develop a new student housing and retail complex on the 1600 block just…

Verity Homes Donating Home Sales to Local Charities

Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit

WEST FARGO, ND — Local charities are benefiting from a generous donation, thanks to Verity Homes and a national non–profit. Verity Homes and HOPE International have teamed up for the “Homes for Hope” program. A ribbon cutting was held to celebrate the sale of two new homes in West Fargo and Bismarck that help promote affordable housing. The companies were…

Giving People a Chance: Fargo’s F5 Project Helping Former Inmates Strive for Success

The mission of the organization is to keep the past in the past

FARGO, ND — A Cass County organization’s mission is to keep the past, in the past. The F5 Project works to give former inmates a second chance. “I am a five-time felon and had the community around me not given me a chance, we wouldn’t be here today,” said Adam Martin, who is the executive director of the F5 Project….

Local City Leaders Hoping to Bring in More Affordable Housing to the Area

If you were thinking about taking the leap to buy a home, it might be the best time to sign the papers

FARGO, ND — Local city leaders declare June as “Homeowners Month”. If you were thinking about taking the leap to buy a home, it might be the best time to sign the papers. Mayors from Dilworth, Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo gather to celebrate one thing. “Homeownership is really the American dream,” said Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Not everyone…

Fargo City Commission Unanimously Votes for Student Housing Complex

Monday night, all commissioners voted in favor of the same plans

FARGO, ND — A student housing complex near NDSU is set to move forward after a unanimous vote from the Fargo City Commission. Plans for the four-story student apartment went over a nearby public alley. This move requires a super majority vote of 4-1 from the city commission and it failed earlier this month. Monday night, all commissioners voted in…

NDSU Housing Development Hits City Planning Snag

The current design stretches over the block's alley way

FARGO, N.D. — Homes are torn down to make way for a $23 million college student housing complex near NDSU. But a Fargo City Commission vote has caused construction to hit a snag. Just a few months ago, the 1600 block of 12th Street North, Fargo was lined with houses. The NDSU Foundation has been buying and renting out homes…

Wide Gap Between Homeless Native American Population and Services in Metro Area

They said this mostly has to do with deeply rooted generational, cultural and historical problems.

FARGO, N.D. — Experts said there’s a huge gap between homeless Native Americans and local service providers. A recent report shows roughly three in 10 homeless people in the F-M area are Native American. More than 100 emergency shelter care providers and social workers from the area are working to break down cultural barriers with Native American homeless persons. “We’re trying to…

Hawthorne Neighborhood Speaks Out on Controversial Building Project

Opponents say the new townhomes are not a fit inside the historic Hawthorne neighborhood

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo City Commissioners approved a zoning change to allow a new row of townhomes to be built in the Hawthorne neighborhood. The new housing project is controversial and not everyone agrees that the new housing units fit in with the historic feel of the neighborhood. Developers got the go-ahead to construct new housing units on a vacant…