Metropolitan Council Thrive 2040 plan prioritizes housing policy updates
On January 27, Metropolitan Council Chair Susan Haigh delivered the annual State of the Region address for the Council, entitled An Equitable Future for our Region. As housing a
dvocates, we are excited that the Council has proposed updating its Housing Policy Plan for the first time in nearly 30 years, as outlined in its Thrive 2040 plan. A preliminary draft of the Thrive 2040 plan is now published for public review.
In her comments, Haigh listed housing as a top priority for the year, excerpted below:
"With the help of our partners, we must create real choices in housing for all our residents, across age, race and ethnicity, economic means, and ability.