OSAH-MN Federal Housing Advocacy Updates & Training

Tuesday, June 14, 10-11:30 am Join Minnesota’s Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN) Campaign to learn what action Congress is taking to support housing justice through resources and policy. You will learn about the OSAH-MN campaign, get updates on what is happening in Washington, DC, and receive training on federal advocacy activities. …

HoUSed Build Back Better Fact Sheet

The Build Back Better Act is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to end homelessness in America, repair public housing, and pave path to universal rental assistance for everyone in need. The HoUSed campaign’s top priorities – rental assistance, public housing, and the national Housing Trust Fund.

MHP Webinar: Using ARPA’s Fiscal Recovery Funds for Housing Investments

Margaret Kaplan, President of Housing Justice Center and Elizabeth Glidden, Deputy Executive Director of MHP hosted this webinar, featuring examples of Minnesota local jurisdictions utilizing ARPA funds to address housing needs. Thank you to our panelists: Commissoner Shelia Kiscaden, Olmsted CountyDave Dunn, Director of Housing, Olmsted CountyElfric Porte, Director of …

Section 515 Technical Assistance

Section 515 properties — and the people who call them home — are at risk. Nationwide, hundreds of thousands of seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income individuals and families live in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Section 515 rental properties, a crucial source of affordable housing in rural communities.

Minnesota Chapter of Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN)

OSAH-MN meeting with Sophia Schilling of Senator Betty McCollum’s staff to discuss the need for rental assistance, the importance of home to health, the intersection of child protection services and home, and much more. The Minnesota Chapter of Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN) is a federal advocacy campaign working to…

Projects and Campaigns

MHP works in partnership with coalitions and campaigns to raise the profile of affordable housing issues, urge legislators to act, and ultimately, to achieve policy goals. MHP Leads These Collaborative Efforts: Minnesota Chapter of Opportunity Starts at Home (OSAH-MN)Minnesota ERASE CampaignMinnesota Rural Development WorkgroupYes…