Don’t Let Up Now: Advocate for Housing in the Infrastructure Bill

Call to Action! House and Senate leaders are negotiating with moderate Democrats over the size of the “Build Back Better Act,” a $3.5 trillion comprehensive infrastructure and economic recovery package. It is critical that Congress use this once-in-a-generationopportunity to prioritize investing in decent, accessible, affordable housing for those with…

MHP announces 2021 Legislative Leaders!

MHP is proud to recognize these champions with the 2021 Legislative Leader Award. These legislators stood out as housing champions, by advancing MHP’s policy initiatives and drawing attention to affordable housing as an issue of public importance, delivering persuasive arguments and taking action for impactful policies and investments. All of our…

MHP Thanks Capitol Pathways Intern Hibo Ali

MHP would like to thank our 2021 Capitol Pathways intern, Hibo Ali! Hibo was a great addition to our policy team during this legislative session. She attended committee hearings, connected with legislators, and contributed to MHP’s newsletter, all while providing research and analysis on source of income discrimination in Minnesota.  This is the second year that MHP…

Out of Reach 2021

Out of Reach is report released annually by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Out of Reach provides rental affordability data for every state, metro area, and county in the US. MHP typically releases an accompanying report. In lieu of releasing of a full report, in 2021 MHP released this snapshot.

MHP hosts the Market Watch: Northland Region Webinar

On Friday, June 25th MHP hosted a webinar on our latest edition of MHP’s research series, Market Watch: Northland Region. The report tracks key trends in the unsubsidized multifamily rental markets across the state. The seventh report of the series, Market Watch: Northland Region, analyzes data for 6,449 unsubsidized rental units…

Still time to influence the MN tax bill! Take Action now!

The tax bill is still being negotiated by State legislative leaders. Two of MHP’s top housing priorities are in play. But they need a strong show of support. Please email Tax Conference Committee Co-Chairs Paul Marquart (DFL, Dilworth) and Carla Nelson (Republican, Rochester).   What’s in play:   4d property…

MHP releases Market Watch: Northland Region

MHP is pleased to share our recently released report, Market Watch: Northland Region. In this research report, MHP, in partnership with Greater Minnesota Housing Fund, tracks key trends in the unsubsidized multi-family rental markets of the Northland (Arrowhead) Region. Building on its 2016 “Sold Out” report, MHP launched a new research…

Market Watch: Trends in the unsubsidized multifamily rental market

Across the Twin Cities, the growing ranks of renter households are facing an increasingly challenging housing market with rising rents and declining vacancy rates. While developers are leveraging public and private resources to create new affordable units, current owners of unsubsidized rental properties have few tools to preserve and improve…