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28th Annual Real Estate Forum

On February 20th, over 120 registrants attended sessions on topics such as aging in place, housing market trends, parks and neighborhoods in Brooklyn Park. The keynote presentations are linked below and CE credit information will be posted shortly. For any more questions or additional presentations, please contact John Kinara at or 763-493-8054.

View David Arbit’s Housing Market Trends presentation (PDF) >
View Matt Mullins’ Aging in Place presentation (PDF) >

Brooklyn Avenues Youth Shelter

Brooklyn Avenues Youth Shelter is an emergency youth shelter in Brooklyn Park that provides professional support services for youth aged between 12 and 21 years. The highly individualized program is designed to meet the immediate needs of homeless youth and to equip them with the tools they need to grow into healthy, independent adults. More than 95% of program participants exit into a stable home environment.

Avenues for Homeless Youth, a non-profit organization provides 24-hour operation of the program, coordinates supportive services with all partners and engages the community in fundraising and volunteer activities to support the program.

Learn more about Avenues for Youth here >

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is a federal Housing and Urban Development program that provides communities like Brooklyn Park with funding to address a wide range of activities benefiting low- to moderate-income households in the community.

Find more information on CDBG here >

Transitional Housing Program

Brooklyn Park’s short-term housing program works with homeless families to help them move towards independence. Simpson Housing provides supportive services for families who are experiencing homelessness by providing intensive case management and subsidized rental housing. Emphasis is placed on helping families quickly secure stable housing. Individualized services are focused on life skills, positive parenting, education, and employment to help families achieve long-term housing stability and success.

Learn more about Simpson Housing here >