Recent Blog Posts

Out of Reach Minnesota 2017

The Minnesota Housing Partnership recently released their report Out of Reach Minnesota 2017: The growing gap between wages and rent.  This study breaks down data to the local level, showing us that in Ramsey and Washington County, a renter must earn $20.88 per hour to afford a modest two-bedroom apartment, while estimated hourly mean renter wages are $16.71 and […]

Transit Drives Our Communities Forward

We know that transportation is critical to our families and our community.  Trisha Cummins Kauffman shares more about this topic in her recent article Transit Drives Our Communities Forward in the White Bear Press, May 9, 2017 edition  

Creating the Minnesota we want

Executive Director Trisha Cummins Kauffman challenges our community to be our best selves in her Movers & Shakers article Creating the Minnesota we want in the February 7, 2017 edition of the White Bear Press.

Employment and stability

The foundation of Solid Ground’s programs are housing, but the work that we do goes so far beyond that.  In all of our programs, assisting families in gaining and maintaining employment is critical to their long-term stability.  This is especially critical in our HomeSafe and Home Again programs, where participants work on a shorter time […]

Thanks Forever

Earlier this year, Solid Ground received this letter from a mom/grandma of one of our families.  She offered for us to share it so that Solid Ground’s supporters could understand the difference they make by “taking part in this”: I can’t begin to thank Solid Ground enough, no words can express the gratitude we all […]