Request for Qualifications

Since 1994, MHP has been providing technical assistance and financial support to increase the housing development capacity of rural communities across the country. MHP specializes in working with rural communities and tribal entities. MHP’s technical assistance strengthens the ability of organizations to build and preserve housing and community assets. From…

Where We Work

MHP is recognized nationwide as a premier technical assistance provider and consultant to create strong, vital communities and affordable housing development. While our work is strongly rooted in Minnesota, we have provided assistance to communities, tribes and organizations across the country. Learn more about the expertise we offer here. Click to download…

Strengthening Rural Communities Program

A nationwide leader in working with rural and Native communities and around the U.S, MHP’s proven track record of financial and technical expertise provides organizations the ability to build and preserve housing and community assets. Since 2010, MHP has received HUD and USDA grants to provide…

Programs & Services

MHP knows one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to housing and community development. Our programs and services are tailored to meet the needs of your community or organization. Consulting ServicesMHP provides planning and consulting services to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and community groups, including strategic planning, board development,…

Consulting Services

MHP provides planning and consulting services on a fee-for-service basis to nonprofit organizations, government entities, and community groups. Our experienced staff has expertise in housing, community, and organizational development―and the skills to help your project succeed. Services include: Strategic Planning for Boards of Directors, Advisory Groups, Community Boards, staff…

Native Community Development Institute

MHP’s Native Community Development Institute supports and strengthens the capacity of Native communities to reach their community development goals through collaborative trainings, peer-to-peer workshops, and customized assistance. Participating Native tribes build teams that convene stakeholders from across sectors to identify and tackle a project that addresses a…

Housing Institute Materials

In many rural communities, there’s a significant gap between the supply of affordable housing and the number of people who need it. The Housing Institute, created by the Minnesota Housing Partnership, closes that gap through customized curriculum, guided collaboration and capacity building for diverse community stakeholders. Established in 2010, the…

Loan Funds

MHP offers two revolving loan funds for expenses incurred during the creation and preservation of affordable housing. Affordable Housing Loans These flexible funds are available for activities related to affordable housing. Eligible activities include: Rehab loan programs Entry cost assistance loan programs Other housing loan programs Construction Financing Gap financing Pre-development…