2013 Homes for All Materials

Homes for All Legislative Agenda (full version)

Homes for All Legislative Agenda (proposed budget table version)

Homes for All Bonding Proposal (fact sheet)


Homes for All bills

  • H.F. 1194 (Isaacson) / S.F. 811 (Dibble): increases base funding for MHFA Challenge affordable housing development funding, Housing Trust Fund, Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance, and many more programs by $25 million;
  • H.F. 937 (Laine) / S.F. 797 (Clausen): increases base funding for DHS homeless support services, transitional housing programs, emergency services grants and homeless youth housing programs by $25 million;
  • H.F. 1070 (Hausman) / S.F. 960 (Sparks): authorizes debt service for $35 million under the housing infrastructure bond program; and $15 million public housing rehabilitation.

Thank you to our Bill Authors!


Homes for All in the Media

Minnesota's Homes for All Coalition Wins Big Victory in State Budget, National Low Income Coaltion Memo to Members, 6/10/2013

State investment in affordable housing will benefit Itasca County and beyond, Barb Sanderson, Grand Rapids Herald Review, 5/1/2013

It's true leadership to look beyond the bell, Kenza Hadj-Moussa, Star Tribune, 5/1/2013

Minnesota students need shelter before and after the bell, Michael Munoz and Patty Phillips, Star Tribune, 4/29/2013

COMMUNITY VOICES: Success in education begins with housing: Support Homes for All!, Chad Schwitters, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 4/26/2013

An investment for Bemidji and beyond, Laura Straw, Bemidji Pioneer, 4/25/2013

Minnesota's homeless are profiled in new Wilder findings, MinnPost, 4/16/2013

mn2020videoVIDEO: Housing Plan for the Future, MN2020, 4/15/2013

Association Update: An 'urgent need' for affordable housing in Minnesota, Finance & Commerce, 4/4/2013

Affordable housing crisis, Almanac: At the Capitol, Twin Cities Public Television, 3/27/2013

Fighting youth homelessness: Provide housing — and help finding a job, MinnPost, 3/19/2013

Tour puts faces to the names of state's homeless, Twin Cities Daily Planet, 3/8/2013

Group wants more money to curb homelessness, Worthington Daily Globe, 3/7/2013

Rep. Jason Isaacson Sponsoring Bill to Combat Homelessness, Roseville Patch, 3/7/2013

Despite brighter economy, Minnesota's homeless numbers still rise, MinnPost, 03/6/2013

Falling Incomes, Rising Rents Squeeze Working Poor, MN2020, 1/29/2013

Making room for more affordable housing, Finance & Commerce, 1/18/2013


Homes for All included the following organizations:



Alliance Housing Incorporated

Anoka County Community Action Program

APAHC (formerly Asian Pacific American Housing Consortium)

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency

Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative 

Build Wealth Minnesota  

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis 

Center City Housing 

Children's Hope International 

City of Lakes Community Land Trust 

Churches United in Ministry 

CommonBond Communities 

Community Action Duluth 

Community Neighborhood Housing Services 

Congden Park Elementary 

Downtown Congregations to End Homelessness 

Duluth Housing and Redevelopment Authority 

Duluth LISC 

D.W. Jones, Inc. 

Eveleth City Council 

Eveleth Housing and Redevelopment Authority 

Family Housing Fund 

Fargo-Moorhead Coalition for Homeless Persons 

Grace University Lutheran Church 

Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation (GMHC) 

Greater Minnesota Housing Fund (GMHF) 

Heading Home Hennepin 

Heading Home Minnesota 

Heading Home Ramsey 

Heartland Community Action 

HOME Line 

Hope Coalition 

Hope Community 

Hope Community Presbyterian Church 

House of Charity 

Hearth Connection 

Inter-County Community Council 

Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners 

Lincoln Park Middle School 

Lutheran Social Service 

MN Land Trust Coalition 

Midwest Minnesota Community Development Corporation 

Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers 

Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing 

Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans 

Minnesota Community Action Partnership 

Minnesota Coalition for the Homeless 

Minnesota Housing Partnership 

Minnesota NAHRO 

Minnesota - National Alliance on Mental Illness 

Minnesota Nurses Association 

Murray County Schools (ISD 2169) 

Nettleton Elementary 

North Shore Horizons 

Northwest Community Action 

Open Access Connections 

Our Saviour's Housing 

People Serving People 

PRG, Inc. 

Project for Pride in Living 

R & R Family Centers 

Range Transitional Housing 

Rise, Inc. 

Sand Companies, Inc. 

SEIU Healthcare Minnesota 

Shelter Corporation 

Simpson Housing Services 

Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership 

St Mark's Episcopal Cathedral Outreach Ministries 

St. Stephens Human Services 

Start Today Hennepin 

The Bridge for Youth 

Three Rivers Community Action 


Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity 

Urban Homeworks 

Virginia Housing and Redevelopment Authority 

Wilder Foundation