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Why Aeon?

So every person has a home and is interconnected within community

By joining our mission to ensure everyone has a home and is connected to the community, you are helping transform lives. When you look back on your life, will you know that you made a difference in your community? Alan Arthur, Aeon’s President and CEO, shares how he knows this:

Why Affordable Housing

Since 1986, Aeon has built or renovated quality affordable housing developments. We have built or renovated more than 3,892 affordable apartments or townhomes – incorporating sustainable practices and design elements to create valuable community assets. Today, 56 properties provide home to almost 8,000 individuals. Learn More

Why is there Homelessness in Minnesota

There are currently around 15,000 Minnesotans experiencing homelessness. Aeon actively provides affordable housing and supportive services to families and individuals without homes. This creates a community where lives connect, which is critical to stabilizing the lives of those experiencing homelessness.

  • Around 15,000 adults and children are homeless on any given night in Minnesota, and one-third of them are children and youth under the age of 24.
  • Not enough affordable housing is the number one reason adults leave their home. More than one-third are unable to afford their rent or mortgage.
  • 41 percent of homeless adults are currently on a waiting list for subsidized housing, with the average wait time of nearly one year.

Why Sustainable Housing Innovation

A key aspect of Aeon’s mission is to promote a healthy and sustainable community that provides residents with long-term cost savings. Each development is built with high-impact strategies and sustainable building practices that meet high environmental standards. Learn More

Resident Stories and Creating Community

Aeon properties enhance the connection between residents and their community. The personal transformations that many of Aeon’s residents experience are immeasurable. The majority of our properties offer supportive services. Learn More