MHP to launch a multi-year housing campaign: Request for Proposals

MHP is excited to launch a multi-year statewide housing campaign in 2022. We seek to change the hearts and minds of people throughout the state about housing—dispel myths and stereotypes about who needs and lives in affordable homes and promote understanding about how housing affects our ability to succeed and…

*URGENT* Call Legislative Leadership by FRIDAY!

Calls/emails are needed by early Friday morning to get the Governor and legislative leadership to agree on the need for a Special Legislative Session. Specifically, we need them to agree on significant affordable housing, homeless service, and tenant protection policy and funding. A personalized message about the need to act…

June 14: Join MHP and MCCD for a QAP listening session

Minnesota Housing, MHP and MCCD are hosting an in-depth engagement session on the to the 2024-2025 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) and Self-Scoring Worksheet ​Tuesday, June 14. Minnesota Housing’s Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP) describes how Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (HTC) are distributed to multifamily rental projects.  ​Minnesota Housing will present an overview of proposed changes to the QAP…

OSAH-MN Federal Housing Advocacy Updates & Training

Tuesday, June 14, 10-11:30 am Join Minnesota’s Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN) Campaign to learn what action Congress is taking to support housing justice through resources and policy. You will learn about the OSAH-MN campaign, get updates on what is happening in Washington, DC, and receive training on federal advocacy activities. …

Join our Advocacy Phone Bank!

Join us in urging lawmakers to pass a bonding bill that includes significant housing investments. Bonds are essential resources that help create deeply affordable rental housing and single-family homes and preserve existing subsidized homes and manufactured home parks. Here is a one-pager on Bonds for Housing …

Support Source of Income Protections TODAY!

Source of Income Protections have been included in the House omnibus bill (HF4376) but not in the Senate omnibus. Action is needed to ensure SOI protections becomes law. We are asking folks to call their MN Senator, MN Representative, and if they have extra time Sen. Draheim. Find your legislators…

Ask Congress for Increased Housing Investments

State and local governments and the communities they serve rely on federal resources to meet the housing, homelessness, and community development needs of their communities. However, Congress has underfunded these resources for decades.  Contact your members of Congress and urge them to support top housing priorities in FY23, including:  …

MHP announces 2021 Outstanding Advocates!

MHP is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2021 Outstanding Advocate awards! These awards recognize community members and selected organizations for demonstrated dedication to affordable housing. During 2022 session, these advocates engaged their elected officials, motivated others to advocate, and raised the public profile of affordable housing issues. They…

RentHelpMN Application Portal Closure Leaves Minnesotans in Need

PRESS STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE MINNESOTA ERASE CAMPAIGN Minnesota Housing has announced, as of Tuesday January 25, that the deadline for applications to RentHelpMN is January 28, 2022, at 9:00 pm. RentHelpMN is closing due to lack of ongoing funds. We are concerned that RentHelpMN is closed to application as many Minnesotans…