Building Opportunity

Thoughts on Community Development in the Twin Cities from MCCD

Register Now for Housing Development Day on the Hill: March 27, 2014

Join us for a day of networking and legislative advocacy to make the case for funding affordable housing in Minnesota. For both experienced and new advocates. You can also register here. Thursday, March 27, 2014    

Longtime Northeast landmark reopens with the help of an MCCD business loan


The 14 stools in the Ideal Café are filled with hungry customers once again, now that the landmark Northeast Minneapolis business has re-opened under new management. Kim Robinson is the new owner of the small but popular café that first … …Read More

Heating up the Summer Homebuying Season


This past week’s heat wave has helped remind us that it is truly and definitely summer in Minnesota. For some, summer might mean swimming in the lake or enjoying an ice cream cone. In the real estate world however, summertime … …Read More

Join the ELCD for a Summertime Networking Happy Hour!


Join the Emerging Leaders in Community Development for a summertime happy hour on Wednesday, June 26 from 4:45pm-6:15pm. There will be a networking activity (with prizes!) around 5:15pm. Please visit to register.

MCCD 2013 Session Wrap-Up


Homes for All MCCD advocated with Homes for All for increased appropriations for Minnesota Housing programs and DHS homeless service dollars this session.  We began the legislative session asking for increases of $25 million for Minnesota Housing programs; $25 million … …Read More