- Created: Tuesday, 01 August 2017 09:25
- Written by Carolyn Szczepanski
A new report from MHP outlines how a recent Twin Cities engagement process could serve as a model for other jurisdictions as they plan their community participation required under the new federal fair housing rule.
In February 2016, the Department of Housing and Urban Development requested that Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) facilitate the creation and work of a fair housing advisory committee — a step called for under an agreement to settle a fair housing complaint against the cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul. Under the multi-party agreement, the cities were to revise their fair housing Analysis of Impediments (AI) through an addendum assessing the existence of segregation within the Twin Cities, and identifying recommendations for supporting racial integration.