County, Congressional District, & Legislative District Profiles

2021 County Profiles Thriving communities require a range of housing opportunities. Minnesota is recognized as a national leader for its commitment to helping families with affordable ownership and rental homes. Nevertheless, housing has become too costly for growing numbers of low- and moderate-income Minnesotans. All Minnesotans are affected when…

New County Profiles released: Rents up in 82 counties amidst short supply

Our 2015 County Profiles point to trouble for renters all across Minnesota. Rents have risen and affordable rental units are in very short supply for those who need them. This year’s profiles for each of Minnesota’s 87 counties include data not just on housing cost burden, but also on new units permitted…

2011 County Profiles Released

Whether by choice or necessity, more and more people are renting across Minnesota. By 2010, 27% of the state’s households rented their homes, up significantly from mid-decade, according to MHP’s 2011 County Profiles, just released today. What’s more, Hennepin and Ramsey counties are by no means the only counties where renting is important.

MHP’s New County Profiles Show Pervasive Lack of Affordable Rental Housing

MHP’s 2012 County Profiles, released earlier this week, contain some startling facts when it comes to housing in Minnesota. The profiles find: 94% of Minnesota’s 87 counties lack sufficient affordable rental housing for extremely low income residents. The average food preparation or retail sales worker will fall more than…