*URGENT* Call Legislative Leadership by FRIDAY!

Calls/emails are needed by early Friday morning to get the Governor and legislative leadership to agree on the need for a Special Legislative Session. Specifically, we need them to agree on significant affordable housing, homeless service, and tenant protection policy and funding. A personalized message about the need to act…

Special Session Hopes for Housing

Minnesota is so close to legislative deal – let’s get all sides together to get the job done! As time (and the legislative session) passes, the needs for housing have only grown. Minnesota families need safe, stable housing to thrive Star Tribune on the possibility of…

Join our Advocacy Phone Bank!

Join us in urging lawmakers to pass a bonding bill that includes significant housing investments. Bonds are essential resources that help create deeply affordable rental housing and single-family homes and preserve existing subsidized homes and manufactured home parks. Here is a one-pager on Bonds for Housing …

Support Source of Income Protections TODAY!

Source of Income Protections have been included in the House omnibus bill (HF4376) but not in the Senate omnibus. Action is needed to ensure SOI protections becomes law. We are asking folks to call their MN Senator, MN Representative, and if they have extra time Sen. Draheim. Find your legislators…

Weekly Action!

ADVOCACY NEEDED FOR EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE Legislative leadership has negotiated a “global framework.” Resources for housing are not guaranteed as part of this framework. As the legislature heads into its spring break this week (April 11-17), MHP is kicking our advocacy into high gear with weekly actions. The priorities of…

Ask Congress for Increased Housing Investments

State and local governments and the communities they serve rely on federal resources to meet the housing, homelessness, and community development needs of their communities. However, Congress has underfunded these resources for decades.  Contact your members of Congress and urge them to support top housing priorities in FY23, including:  …

Local Housing Trust Funds Action

Your action is needed now! Lawmakers released most omnibus supplemental spending and policy bills last week. Included in the House Housing Finance and Policy bill is an additional $7 million for Local Housing Trust Funds (LHTFs). As a reminder, MHP secured $1M in matching funds last year, an amount we…

Take Action Now! $2 Billion in Budget Targets for Housing

We need your help! Join MHP in advocating for critical investments in housing. Minnesota Management and Budget has recently announced a revised projected state surplus of over $9 billion for fiscal year 2022-23. We have the means and now is the time for lawmakers to prioritize desperately needed investments. $2 billion budget targets…

MHP Applauds Governor Walz’s Announcement of Bonds for Housing

Today Governor Walz announced a $2.7 billion infrastructure to support projects across the state. MHP was pleased that the Governor’s announcement included a request for $250 million in housing infrastructure bonds and $60 million in general obligation bonds for public housing. “The Governor’s bonding investment proposal for over…

Action Alert: Call you lawmakers and demand they do their job and pass housing bills

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