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MHP advocates for investments and policies that support affordable homes and strong communities, especially for people with the greatest needs. We work at the state, federal, and local levels to achieve our affordable housing goals.

MHP works in partnership with coalitions and campaigns to achieve local, state and federal public policy goals. 

MHP's federal campaign partners are:

MHP's state campaign partners are: 

STATE

With the Homes for All Minnesota coalition and other partners, we raise the profile of affordable housing issues and urge legislators to act. We monitor administrative actions of Minnesota Housing and engage in advocacy around agency rules and policies.

Each year, MHP develops a state policy agenda. Find out more about our state level work, including our policy agenda and past legislative achievements here.

FEDERAL

We partner with national organizations to protect and expand federal support for affordable homes and community development. We work with Minnesota members of Congress to support housing and community development issues.

We monitor administrative actions by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the United States Department of Agriculture, and more, speaking out on the implications of proposed rules and policies. 

Current initiatives include Rural Rental Housing Preservation, including a focus on USDA Rural Development Section 515 properties, and the Minnesota Chapter of Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN).

 

LOCAL & REGIONAL

We work to increase the financial and policy commitment of local and regional government to affordable homes. We provide expertise and support for regional housing goals and programs at the Metropolitan Council.

Current initiatives include: Support for Local Housing Trust Funds 

ADVOCACY 

We support, strengthen and amplify the advocacy capacity of community members, including sharing information and opportunities to act. Sign up to advocate with MHP’s Public Policy team today!

GENERAL RESOURCES