- Created: Friday, 25 January 2019 14:51
- Written by Laura Proescholdt
On Wednesday, a diverse lineup of passionate testifiers urged the House Committee on Housing Finance and Policy to champion Homes for All MN’s 2019/20 legislative agenda. (Read more from Session Daily.) The agenda calls for $430 million in bold investments to prevent and end homelessness, preserve and develop affordable housing, promote housing stability, and support homeownership.
United, testifiers underscored a key message: Where we live impacts everything.
Photo: MHP's Libby Murphy, a Homes for All MN Policy Co-Chair, speaking at Wednesday's Press Conference
“If you care about education, you have to care about housing,” Senta Leff, Homes for All Co-Chair and Executive Director of Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless, said. “If you care about workers, you have to care about housing. If you care about seniors, if you care about local economies, you have to care about housing first because it’s an essential ingredient for success in every other area.”