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 develops and supports public policy proposals impacting housing and provides feedback on administrative policy and legislation. MHP’s Public Policy Advisory Group provides advice to MHP on public policy issues in housing, with a focus on equity analysis.
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.
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.
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.