Housing

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…

Fargo Planning Commission Approves Demolition of Rental Units Near NDSU

The Fargo Planning Commission has approved a zoning change for the $23 million project

  FARGO, N.D. — Nearly two dozen rental houses near NDSU will be demolished to make way for a new student housing and retail complex. The Fargo Planning Commission has approved a zoning change for the $23 million project. It needs final approval by the city commission. It’s located on the 1600 block of North University Drive, directly across from…

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…