On Tuesday, May 26, 2015, the City of Minneapolis launched Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM), a new housing program aimed at increasing the number of homeowners in Minneapolis and reducing the racial disparity gap in homeownership. In the City's 2015 adopted budget, the Minneapolis City Council approved Mayor Betsy Hodges' recommendation of $940K ($840K for affordability assistance and $100K for outreach efforts) for HOM. It is anticipated that about 125 families will be served by the program this year.
June 4th meeting at Harrison Neighborhood Park and Community Center: Public gets to see LRT station plans
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 14:50
A meeting on June 4 will offer the first chance for the public to see new station area plans for the proposed METRO Blue Line extension, also known as Bottineau LRT. The plans cover neighborhoods within a half-mile – about a 10-minute walk – of four proposed LRT stations in North Minneapolis and Golden Valley. Two are along Olson Memorial Highway at Van White Boulevard and at Penn Avenue, and two are on the east side of Theodore Wirth Park at Plymouth Avenue and at Golden Valley Road.
Hennepin County Work and Economic Resource Center will sponsor a career fair, on Wednesday, June 3, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Sabathani Community Center, Room 216, Banquet Center, 310 East 38th Street, Minneapolis, 55409.
Broadway Flats: New housing, retail and revitalization
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 22:15
Last week elected officials, community and business leaders, friends, and neighbors came together at 2220 West Broadway to celebrate the groundbreaking for Broadway Flats. This new four-story mixed-use development brings 103 units of workforce housing, 19,000 square feet of storefront retail space, and other important amenities to North Minneapolis.