Take 5 with MHP’s Matt Encarnación

Take Five is MHP’s series that asks the same five questions of a variety of people intersecting with MHP, from staff to housing advocates! We are excited to welcome Research Intern Matt Encarnación. Matt Encarnación Q1. Who are you? Hello! My name is Matt Encarnacion (he/him) and I’ll be pursuing…

MHP Continues Work Near Alaska’s Prince William Sound

MHP’s Community Development team and the Prince William Sound Economic Development District (PWSEDD) have recently began the process of collaborating with McKinley Research Group—an Alaska-based research firm—to conduct a regional housing needs assessment for the Prince William Sound region. The district includes cities of Cordova, Valdez, and…

Take 5 with MHP’s Aaron Johnson

Take Five is MHP’s series that asks the same five questions of a variety of people intersecting with MHP, from staff to housing advocates! We are excited to welcome Community Development Associate Aaron Johnson. Aaron Johnson Q1. Who are you? Aaron Johnson (he/him), Community Development Associate Q2. What attracted you…

The 2023 Legislative Session in Review!

In December of 2021, MHP convened partners and invited them to join us in asking the Minnesota Legislature to invest $2B in 2022. Gridlock had us come back in 2023, again asking for $2B. On Jan 11, 2023, MHP and our partners held a rally in the Capitol Rotunda. The…

A Constitutional Amendment for Housing

UPDATE 5/17/23: This week, Representative Michael Howard and Senator Zaynab Mohamed introduced the Our Future Starts at Home bill for a constitutional amendment that would ensure long-term, sustainable, predictable, and ongoing investments to address Minnesota’s housing crisis. This bill, supported by the Our Future Starts at Home (OFSAH) coalition and…

Join the MHP Team!

Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer: MHP is seeking a Narrative Change VISTA Tenant Organizer to build tenant power and influence through storytelling, organizing, convening, and leadership development activities. Join us to develop housing narratives directed by the intentions and leadership of tenants. Program Description: MHP is leading a statewide project to…