Central Area Neighborhood Development Organization

Housing

We currently offer three programs for our residents:1) a home-buyer forgivable loan, 2) a home improvement low interest loan, and 3) an emergency grant. Click on the below brochure for more information.

Housing Programs Brochure

 

CANDO IS HIRING

Job opportunities coming up at CANDO   We are hiring for 3 long-term positions here at CANDO. If you are interested in applying please e-mail your resume and a brief cover letter to antoine@thecentralneighborhood.com. We will accept applications up until Friday May 5th. Open positions are listed below, click to be linked to the position […]

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CANDO Monthly Community Meeting

  (SCROLL DOWN FOR ENGLISH)   Reuniones Comunitarias Mensuales Comenzando en Enero del 2017 CANDO convocara reuniones comunitarias mensuales cada tercer Martes del mes. La reunion comunitaria incluirá presentaciones o discusiones sobre diferentes temas cada mes y los diferentes grupos de trabajo ademas tendrán la oportunidad de reunirse. Esperamos que esta sea una buena oportunidad para que […]

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2016 CANDO Annual Meeting

Our Annual Meeting is coming up! Join us to learn about what we have done over the past year, what we hope to accomplish next year and how to get involved! The community will also be voting on Board of Directors, changes to our Bylaws, possible plan modifications to our funding sources and getting an overview […]

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Henry Jiménez announces resignation as CANDO Executive Director

Dear Central neighbors, board, staff and friends,   This has been a year of transition, growth and excitement. We have done so much thanks to all the support we received from volunteers and a strong commitment from the board and staff.   I received a lot of support and encouragement from everyone and I will […]

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2016 CANDO Budget, Plan Modifications and Changes to Bylaws – Neighborhood Meeting Dec. 11, 2015 5-7pm Celebration 7-10pm

2016 CANDO budget, Plan Modifications and changes to Bylaws – neighborhood meeting notification: Dec. 11th 2015 @ CANDO offices 5-7pm – Celebration to follow afterwards. Dear Neighbors, We want to make you aware that the CANDO Board has voted on a 2016 CANDO budget along with several plan modifications to NRP Phase I and Phase […]

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New Accessible Homes Grant from CANDO makes life at home easier for neighbors

  Wow, 2015 has been such a busy year! With the change of seasons is an opportunity to show all the hard work our neighbors did this summer to make Central a vibrant and inspiring community where everyone can thrive. Many of our summer projects focused on home improvement; today’s post is about making homes […]

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Plan Modification Alert – Community Input Welcome

Plan Modification Notice   CANDO’s Executive Director Henry Jiménez is proposing for a Plan Modification. The CANDO board wants to hear from the community and vote on the matter during the July 14th board meeting, which takes place at the CANDO office located at:   3736 Chicago Ave. S at 6pm.   The intention for […]

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Curb Appeal – $2,000 to fix your home! (Embellece tu casa con CANDO – $2,000 para mejorar tu casa)

  CANDO is holding the 6th Annual Curb Appeal Lottery to help residential property owners improve and beautify the exteriors of their homes. The lottery will consist of grants matching 50% of the project cost up to $2,000! To apply please print and complete the application below or stop by our office for a hard […]

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Fire on 38th and Park

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Free tenant hotline

HOME Line, a statewide tenant advocacy organization, provides free tenant hotline to renters living in Minneapolis. Their hotline is staffed by attorneys and volunteers, providing legal and practical advice to Minnesota renters who have questions or issues regarding their rental housing situation. They have been in operation for over 22 years. In 2013, they took […]

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