Posted on: Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 // under
This is an exciting time for affordable housing in Minnesota. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey has made affordable housing his top priority, and the Governor’s Task Force on Housing has brought renewed attention and resources to the issue. Minnesota Homeownership Center has been involved in shaping the affordable housing conversation in Minnesota and emphasizing the importance in addressing the homeownership gap. We’ve also added a new link to our website that will take consumers directly to the information they need most as they take their first steps toward homeownership.
Mayor Frey’s Affordable Homeownership Roundtable
Our Executive Director Julie Gugin was recently invited to Mayor Frey’s Affordable Homeownership Roundtable to speak about the important role homeownership plays in building assets for households of color. She explained how addressing the homeownership gap will help create wealth for those households for generations to come.
The key points Julie stressed at the roundtable are:
We all know how complicated buying a home can be, especially for first-time buyers. So we’ve created a tool to make it easier for prospective homebuyers to get the help they need. Our new Navigator tool is a shortcut for finding the right homeownership advisor or Home Stretch Workshop. Check out the Navigator here.