Minnesota ERASE Campaign

The Minnesota ERASE Campaign (End Rental Arrears and Stop Evictions) is an effort to ensure that the historic aid enacted by Congress reaches the lowest-income and most marginalized renters it is intended to help. We are working to eliminate rental indebtedness caused by the pandemic, prevent evictions, and create support…

Resources for Advocacy

Photo: Our Future Starts at Home’s 2023 lobby day. From left: Elizabeth Glidden of MHP, Sedia Omar of New American Development Center, Rep. Esther Agbaje (59B, DFL), and housing advocate Ms. Jewelean Jackson. MHP supports, strengthens and amplifies the advocacy capacity of community…

Projects and Campaigns

Pastor Elijah McDavid addresses housing advocates who are gathered for the 2023 Starts with Home Rally MHP works in partnership with coalitions and campaigns to raise the profile of affordable housing issues, urge legislators to act, and ultimately, to achieve policy goals. MHP Leads These Collaborative Efforts:…

2023 Contributors

CommonBond Communities Dakota County Community Development Agency Eagle Building Company Mahoney Ulbrich Christiansen& Russ Midwest Minnesota Community Development…

Our History

MHP began in 1987, as an informal coalition organizing community groups and nonprofit developers to play an active role in affordable housing. The catalyst for this effort was the governor of Minnesota’s decision to establish a commission to help guide the state’s role in housing for the decade of the…

Resources for Housing Help

MHP is an advocacy, research, and community development organization. We don’t own or manage housing or provide referrals to people looking for housing. MHP no longer administers the Crisis Housing Fund (provides short-term housing assistance to people with a serious mental illness who are receiving inpatient or residential mental health…

Funders

MHP is generously funded by the following contributors: Greater Minnesota Housing Fund Initiative Foundation McKnight Foundation Minneapolis Foundation, OneMPLS Fund Movement Strategy Center National Low Income Housing Coalition…

Join the Investors Council

Rates  Annual fee2022 annual fee (discounted*)Diamond$30,000N/APlatinum$15,000N/AGold$7,500$3,750Silver$3,500$1,750Bronze$1,500$750  *Discounted fees are available to public agencies and smaller nonprofit organizations.Contributions correspond with MHP’s fiscal year beginning October 1.Guidelines Organization type  Guideline Platinum $15,000Gold* $7,500 Silver* $3,500  Bronze*$1,500 Affordable housing ownerUnits in portfolio4,0002,0001,000500Ally (attorney, architect, accountant, etc.)Annual billings$2.5M$1.25M$625K$250KContractor or subcontractorTotal construction $40M$20M$10M$5MFinancial institution or syndicatorAnnual debt/equity$30M$15M$10M$5MPublic agency*Population of service areaN/A100,000+50,00025,000Small nonprofit (not a…