May 20, 2020

The Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA) and the Alliance for Metropolitan Stability (the Alliance) are excited to announce the recipients of the Housing Stability Grants. The grants will enhance the capacity of community-based organizations working with BIPOC communities, people with disabilities, and low-wealth communities to build power and advance systems and policy changes to gain access to safe, healthy, affordable, and reliable housing. 

Housing Stability Grants recipients

Lead Organization: Community Stabilization Project
Partner Organization(s): Neighborhood…

March 15, 2016
The Inhabitation Project

Having first a consistent and affordable home, and second a studio or work space, can make or break the career of cultural practitioners. And the risks and economic burdens of that are incurred over the struggle for space, such as attempting to get a mortgage, may be even more risky and burdensome for artists of color. The question is then what kinds of interventions might we make into these spatial dilemmas that can ultimately impact the lives a careers of artists of color and also impact the way we think about property ownership in the Twin Cities? Our response is to pilot a new approach to the live-work space by bringing together two pre-existing…