Umoja Community Development

Revitalizing communities in the Twin Cities and promoting homeownership through unified strategic collaborations.

Umoja Community Development Corporation (UCDC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to plan, execute, and effectuate projects, programs, and policies through unified collaborations, which support community revitalization and promote homeownership. 

I am proud to be the co-founder of this organization. I work with visionary Realtors who serve the community and developers who have brought many initiatives and economic opportunities to the community. UCDC has collectively invested over 60 years in housing, homeownership, and community and economic development advocacy in the underserved communities in which they live and serve. 

What we do


We are committed to creating and supporting projects, programs and policies which address community revitalization and rehabilitation in both the residential and commercial sector.


In connection and partnership with other organizations, UCDC is committed to providing home buyer education to those interested in pursuing and attaining homeownership.



Our Office

1033 Lowry Avenue NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418



Home Buyer Education is one of the most important steps in homeownership.

Buying a home can be an intimidating process. The first step is deciding if you want to own a home. Homeownership can offer many benefits, some that will enhance your quality of life and some that enhance your financial outlook.

Stable, vibrant communities are built upon a mix of homeownership options and rental opportunities that fit different kinds of lifestyles and income levels.

Smart, sustainable homeownership starts with solid information. Our Home Stretch course is a series of in-person, classroom style workshops taught by experienced professionals. Get objective, practical information to make the best homeownership choices for you and your family. You will learn how to:

  • Determine your financial situation
  • Manage credit to make homeownership more affordable
  • Choose your best mortgage options
  • Select the right home for your family
  • Understand the loan closing process

Find down payment help, special loans for first-time homebuyers, and other offers

And more!


Umoja Community Development Corp.
Minneapolis, MN

Courses held throughout the metro area. Check registration site for dates and locations.