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Homeless shelter projects take persistence

via Finance & Commerce

“Even as developers and builders complete new shelters for the homeless, they say they can’t keep up with the demand.

A private contractor and two affordable housing developers described their recent projects and the Twin Cities area’s challenges at the “Impact of Real Estate Decisions on Homelessness” forum sponsored by the Minnesota Commercial Real Estate Women.

‘I think you first and foremost have to go into it saying, we want to make a difference,’ he said. ‘Whatever time it takes, it takes.’ – Spencer Finseth, Greiner Construction

In Minneapolis, Project Pride for Living and YouthLink are building the $17 million Downtown View at 41 N. 12th St., which will provide 46 transitional housing units for homeless adults ages 18 to 24.” Read More

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