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Housing First Minnesota Honors 21 Legislators with 2024 Housing Leadership Award

Housing First Minnesota named 21 Minnesota state legislators as recipients of the 2024 Housing Leadership Award. This honor recognizes legislators who went above and beyond to promote housing affordability and homeownership during the 2024 legislative session. For the first time in decades, housing supply, affordability, land use and zoning reform…

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2024 Summer Artisan Home Tour by Parade of Homes Opens June 7

Summer Tour Features 19 Amazing New Homes and Four Remodeled Homes The Twin Cities’ premiere high-end home event, the Artisan Home Tour, is set to open for its summer event on June 7. This summer, the tour features 19 incredible new homes open from 12-6 p.m. Fridays – Sundays…

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Homebuilding Industry Celebrates 2024 Spring Award Recipients

Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for the housing industry, is pleased to announce the recipients of its coveted spring awards honoring excellence in homebuilding. This spring’s awards include 23 Reggie Awards℠ presented to homes selected for outstanding design, construction quality and value, and 70 Trillium Awards for…

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Homebuilders in Minnesota Continue Commitment to Green Building in 2023

According to Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET), Minnesota has one of the lowest average Home Energy Rating System (HERS) Index Scores of all states that energy tested more than 4,000 homes in 2023. The lower the HERS Index Score, the more energy-efficient the home is. According to RESNET, Minnesota tested…

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Metro homebuilders start spring strong

Roseville, Minn – Metro homebuilders had another positive month of permitting activity with 405 permits pulled for single-family homes in March, a 37% increase from the same time last year.

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The Top 25 Builders of 2023

Lennar Tops the List of Twin Cities Builders for 18th Year in a Row ROSEVILLE, MINN.  —  Results from a recent survey by Housing First Minnesota show that Lennar was the region’s top-ranked builder once again in 2022. Lennar has held the top spot since 2006. Rankings are based on annual…

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Spring Parade of Homes Opens March 8

Tour over 380 homes across the Twin Cities metro area Housing First Minnesota proudly presents the 2024 Spring Parade of Homes. For over 75 years, the Twin Cities Parade of Homes has been the go-to resource for Twin Cities’ families to discover, free of charge,…

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