MHP Executive Director named to NLIHC board

MHP Executive Director Anne Mavity has been named to the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC) Board of Directors.  “NLIHC is doing impactful and critically needed policy advocacy and research, and I’m honored to join the NLIHC Board,” Mavity said. “This is a critical time of opportunity, when…

Housing Equity the focus of March Investors Council event

At Minnesota Housing Partnership’s Investors Council virtual breakfast meeting on March 25, 2021, Anne Mavity, Executive Director of MHP, welcomed a dynamic presentation and panel to address the topic of “Prosperity for All: The Role of Housing.” Specifically, Mavity asked ”How do we move beyond business as usual towards…

MHP releases 2021 State of the State’s Housing report

Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) has released its third edition of State of the State’s Housing. The 80-page report shows that more than a quarter of Minnesota families pay more than they can afford for housing — and that number is growing. In addition to spotlighting key trends across…

State and Federal Update: Rep. Ilhan Omar gives a federal update

Report by Hibo Ali, MHP’s Capitol Pathways intern for 2021.  As part of Minnesota Housing Partnership’s (MHP) fourth State and Legislative Update Series on February 19, 2021, attendees heard from US Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN5), MN Representative Fue Lee (DFL-59A), and St. Paul Public Housing Authority’s (PHA) Executive Director, Jon Gutzmann.

2021 County Profiles

In 2021, from racial disparities to cost burden, many trends in housing are going in the wrong direction. MHP’s County Profiles, released every odd year since 2009, continue to benchmark progress at the state, region and county levels in critical areas again in 2021. MHP’s County Profiles provide…

MHP remembers Joe Weis

Joe Weis, a Rochester-based affordable housing developer for more than 5 decades, died over the weekend at 88. Joe was an active advocate for housing for under-resourced people, and he had a long history with the Minnesota Housing Partnership.  Many MHP staff remembered Joe as an advocate for affordable housing…

2021 Twin Cities Affordable Housing Continuum

From ending homelessness to providing rental opportunities to promoting homeownership, creating and maintaining affordable homes for all requires work across a wide spectrum. In February 2018, MHP created the first continuum resource to visually illustrate the Twin Cities Affordable Housing Continuum, including the number of cost burdened residents in various income…