History

History of the HousingResource CenterTM

1995: The Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation opened the first HousingResource Center Northeast Minneapolis at 909 Main Street NE, becoming the Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation’s newest program.

1998: Due to the success of the Northeast center, Hennepin County asked that we open another center, the HousingResource Center-Northwest, located at 2140-44th Ave. N., Minneapolis. Today, the center serves Minneapolis as well as Brooklyn Center, Crystal, New Hope and Robbinsdale.

1999: In response to the request of Minneapolis city officials, the Southside center was opened, now located at 3749 Cedar Ave. S., Minneapolis.

2000: As of April 1, 2000, services were available to the residents of Roseville through the Northeast HousingResource Center. In 2002, the Northeast Center also began serving the communities of Columbia Heights and St. Anthony Village.

2002: At the request of the I-35W Corridor Coalition, HousingResource Center services were expanded and a new office, the HousingResource Center-NorthMetro, opened in Shoreview. Located at the historic Lepak/Larson house, the NorthMetro office serves the communities of Arden Hills, Circle Pines, Coon Rapids, Mounds View, New Brighton, North St. Paul, Roseville, Shoreview and Ramsey County.

2004: As of April 1, 2004, services were available to residents of Saint Paul through a new office, the HousingResource Center-Saint Paul. The office is located above the Mississippi Market at 624 Selby Avenue, Saint Paul.

To date, we have provided a total of 59,008 services to 37,973 clients.