Building and Development Summit for Northeast Minnesota

May 22 • 9am – 4:30pm • Iron Trail Motor Events Center in Virginia, Minnesota MHP is hosting a dynamic peer-to-peer session to facilitate strategic partnerships and encourage development in the Northeast Region of Minnesota. This all-day collaborative event will focus on the current climate for housing production in the…

Changing the Narrative on Housing

A coalition of organizations across the state are collaborating with the Housing Narrative Lab (HNL), a national communications and research hub in undertaking a narrative change project to reframe how Minnesotans talk about housing. The narrative will inform and persuade lawmakers, nonprofits and businesses, the media, and everyday neighbors about…

MHP Concludes the 8th Housing Institute

Since 2010, MHP’s Housing Institute model has brought together regionalized housing leaders and stakeholders to share their experiences, learn best practices, and develop creative solutions for bringing quality affordable housing to their communities. MHP has recently concluded the 2022-23 institute cohort which featured 4 teams from southern Minnesota: Janesville, Wabasha,…

Request for Technical Assistance NOW OPEN!

Is your community facing a lack of affordable housing? Do you work for an organization that could benefit from enhanced local knowledge, training, and strategic partnerships? MHP is excited to open its application for FREE technical assistance for housing and community development! View MHP’s Request for Technical Assistance (RFTA) Application…

2023 County Profiles

MHP’s 2023 County Profiles provides new data measurements at the county level in critical housing areas. The resource features data on different demographics of cost-burdened households paying at least 30% of their income for housing, changes in rent and home prices, eviction filings compared to pre-pandemic rates, racial disparities in…

A Constitutional Amendment for Housing

UPDATE 5/17/23: This week, Representative Michael Howard and Senator Zaynab Mohamed introduced the Our Future Starts at Home bill for a constitutional amendment that would ensure long-term, sustainable, predictable, and ongoing investments to address Minnesota’s housing crisis. This bill, supported by the Our Future Starts at Home (OFSAH) coalition and…