Housing Institute

In many rural communities, there’s a significant gap between the supply of affordable housing and the number of people who need it. MHP’s Housing Institute closes that gap through customized curriculum, guided collaboration, and capacity building for a variety of community stakeholders. Established in 2010, the Housing Institute brings together…

Housing Institute Materials

In many rural communities, there’s a significant gap between the supply of affordable housing and the number of people who need it. The Housing Institute, created by the Minnesota Housing Partnership, closes that gap through customized curriculum, guided collaboration and capacity building for diverse community stakeholders. Established in 2010, the…

Teams consider what’s next as Housing Institute 6 wraps up

For 18 months as part of MHP’s Housing Institute, teams of local leaders from three Minnesota regions have been working hard to advance a housing-related project to positively impact their communities. The 2018-19 Institute culminated in a final workshop in Willmar, Minnesota on May 14 and 15. …

Housing Institute model proves collaboration creates progress

This month, MHP celebrated the six year anniversary of the Housing Institute with our partners at Greater Minnesota Housing Fund — and rural housing leaders from across the state. To mark the milestone, we examined the evolution, successes and impact of this transformative program…

Housing Institute teams gather to “date” developers and court opportunity

Teams from MHP’s Greater MN regional community development training program, the Housing Institute, met early this month in Baxter, MN for their third gathering since their kick-off meeting last January. The meeting gave teams the chance to update each other on their projects’ progress, discuss federal policy with staff from…