The St. Francis City Council May 20 voted to request $75,000 from the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority, which, if granted, the city would potentially use to buy 46 lots for the construction of new townhomes.
When the city of Ramsey began preparations last year to develop 17 single-family homes in what is called the COR Three development, the site preparations were less expensive than now anticipated and it hoped to make more money from the lot sales.
A scattered sites acquisition program will continue for another year.
Anoka’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority is increasing its reach for the city-run commercial loan program.
Four months into the job as the executive director for Anoka’s Housing and Redevelopment Authority, Jim Robinson is seeing exciting challenges along with opportunity in his new role.