MHP Releases Key Facts on Housing 2022

All people should have a safe, secure place to call home. Today, 550,000 Minnesotans pay more than 30% of their income on housing (also known as “cost burdened”)—a number that continues to escalate. These families are forced to choose between paying for housing and other necessities such as food, medical…

Take 5 with MHP Interns Alex Griffin & Shuping Wang

Welcome to the new MHP series Take Five, in which we ask the same five questions of a variety of people intersecting with MHP, from staff to housing advocacy luminaries! First up are our two summer interns, Alex Griffin and Shuping Wang. Winning the alphabetical lottery is Alex Griffin,…

Job Postings: Community Development Director & Manager Positions

Community Development Director This position will provide strategic leadership, financial planning and marketing, and operational planning and leadership to MHP’s Community Development Team. Community Development department works directly with rural communities and organizations to achieve the community’s housing and development goals. Most of the work is…

What You Need to Know: Tax Credit Webinar

MHP hosted a virtual learning opportunity on the new MN Affordable Housing Tax Credit (AHTC) on Thursday, July 14, 2022. This new housing tool invests $10 million annually to affordable and workforce housing. Passed in 2021, it will go into effect in 2023. It is the only new…

Market Watch Issue #8: Mankato, Moorhead & St. Cloud

Across the state, growing ranks of renter households are facing an increasingly challenging housing market with rising rents and declining vacancy rates—a problem which has been exacerbated by the impacts of COVID-19. Current owners of unsubsidized rental properties lack the tools to preserve and improve aging properties necessary to maintain…

Job Posting: Community Development Associate

MHP seeks someone interested in and committed to affordable housing that wants to start at the ground level assisting our Community Development department. You’ll provide support for our team’s work of planning, coordinating, delivering and reporting on Community Development projects across the country. This is a…

Special Session Hopes for Housing

Minnesota is so close to legislative deal – let’s get all sides together to get the job done! As time (and the legislative session) passes, the needs for housing have only grown. Minnesota families need safe, stable housing to thrive Star Tribune on the possibility of…