Alliance Housing Inc.

Mission Statement

Alliance’s work makes it possible for individuals and families to create homes for themselves, regardless of income and background by developing and managing housing that is: • inclusive, • affordable, • relational, and • flexible. In addition, Alliance housing challenges the environment that limits our residents’ opportunities.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Property management operations allowed 96 households – 109 adults and 72 kids - the opportunity to create homes for themselves, regardless of housing and criminal history. Average housing tenure among tenants of 3.5 years (with a range of 3 months to 19+ years). 80+% of Alliance’s tenants would be rejected by standard rental screening criteria of other landlords: felony conviction or eviction in last 5 years and rent more than 50% of their income. Completed 30 year capital replacement plan and budget for scattered site properties. Launched effort to raise $1,000,000 over next 5 years to support long term property sustainability work. Completed construction and lease-up of Minnehaha Commons - home for 44 elderly adults who have experienced homelessness and other barriers to housing. Was awarded $2 million dollars of capital funding needed (15%) to build 3301 Nicollet – proposed home for 64 households of low wage workers, including 20 households with history of chronic homelessness. Actively participated along with several tenants in Make Homes Happen Minneapolis advocacy campaign that resulted in maintaining $40 million of resources budgeted for affordable housing. Exceeded budget goals for individual and corporate donations and foundation grants. Exceeded operating cash reserve goals 10 out of 12 months.
Current Goals A. Property and Asset Management – Making it possible for our residents to create a home for themselves long-term. 1. Goal: Maintain Alliance properties so they are an asset to our tenants and neighbors and highly regarded by our public funders. 2. Goal: Establish niche as 2nd chance housing provider while maintaining tenant stability and peaceful properties. 3. Goal: Keep rents affordable to low wage workers and adults on a fixed income. B. Real Estate Development - Creating quality and accessible housing for adults and families who need it. 1. Goal: Increase housing options for adults and families with low wages and income, most often screened out of housing, with access to transportation that allow them to efficiently access life’s necessities. 2. Goal: Increase and explore options for new Alliance Housing office space that creates space for all staff and functions. C. Advocacy and Communication - Telling the affordable, stable housing story. 1. Goal: Articulate and advocate for a policy agenda that increases resources for housing those with the lowest income and addresses issues that impede access to and retention of stable housing.
Community or Constituency Served Very low income adults and families, many of whom need a 2nd chance to access affordable rental housing due to their criminal, housing or credit history.
Geographic Area Served Our housing is all located in the City of Minneapolis, MN. Our tenants can come from anywhere.

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Affordable housing management:
$1,305,078
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$1,269,458
90.4%
Management
$94,293
6.7%
Fundraising
$40,163
2.9%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2019
$3,236,108
$2,925,915
$310,193
2018
$2,925,915
$2,781,538
$144,377
2017
$2,781,538
$2,753,733
$27,805

Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 03/02/2021

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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Address:
Alliance Housing Inc.
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Phone: 6128702267

General Information

EIN: 41-1717910
Principal Staff: Barbara Jeanetta
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): 6.25
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: 803
Ruling Year: 1992

Board

Board Chair: Scott Redd
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 4
Average Member Attendance: 9.2

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