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…

Housing Institute

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

Section 515 Technical Assistance

Section 515 properties — and the people who call them home — are at risk. Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income individuals and families live in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Section 515 rental properties, a crucial source of affordable housing in rural communities.

Local Housing Trust Fund Manual

With 80 pages of references, case studies and explainers, the Local Housing Trust Fund Manual for Minnesota provides an in-depth discussion of key decisions local communities will make to establish a Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) — from creating priorities to choosing revenue sources. What is a local housing trust…