MHP releases Local Housing Trust Fund Manual for Minnesota

St. Paul, MN (July 30, 2019) — Today, Minnesota Housing Partnership is announcing the release of its Local Housing Trust Fund Manual for Minnesota. Local Housing Trust Funds are established by a local government by dedicating local public revenue for housing. With 80 pages…

Pulitzer Prize winner to highlight impact of evictions in the Twin Cities

In 2016 alone, nearly 9,000 evictions were filed in Hennepin and Ramsey counties — propelling thousands of families into crisis. This week, Pulitzer Prize winner Dr. Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, will join local advocates and leaders to shine…

Sequestration Impacts Hit Home

Sequestration, automatic across-the-board cuts to federal defense and non-defense discretionary spending, was meant to be a disincentive for political gridlock.  However, it apparently did not serve its intended purpose as federal lawmakers were not able to agree on a deficit reduction package by the March 1st deadline. Though advocates hoped Congress…