Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

About Us

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) is Minnesota’s leading nonprofit affordable housing lender, having provided direct financing of over $216 million in its 20-year history, leveraging more than $1 billion in additional capital investments for affordable housing. Founded in 1996, GMHF operates a $42 million development loan fund providing predevelopment, acquisition, construction, bridge, and first mortgage financing for affordable housing throughout Minnesota. GMHF also operates a nonprofit subsidiary, Minnesota Equity Fund (MEF), which engages socially motivated investors and invests in affordable housing. MEF has invested over $60 million in private equity in affordable housing since 2013. GMHF is certified by the Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and is a member of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines. GMHF is rated AAA+2 by Aeris.

Contact Us

Warren Hanson, President and CEO

332 Minnesota Street, Suite 1201 East
Saint Paul,  Minnesota   55101
Phone: (651)221-1997

Debt and Equity Investing

  • Commercial and/or Development Lending
  • Consumer Mortgage Lending
  • Equity Syndication