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…

Join us for a 2024 Legislative Preview

Thursday, February 8, 8:00-9:30am • Carpenters Union Hall • 730 Olive St, St. Paul, MN 55130 Join Minnesota Legislators, political insiders, and other housing advocates as we preview Minnesota’s 2024 Legislative Session. Networking will begin at 8:00 am with a program running from 8:30 to 9:30 am. Light breakfast and…

The 2023 Legislative Session in Review!

In December of 2021, MHP convened partners and invited them to join us in asking the Minnesota Legislature to invest $2B in 2022. Gridlock had us come back in 2023, again asking for $2B. On Jan 11, 2023, MHP and our partners held a rally in the Capitol Rotunda. The…

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…

MHP’s Legislative Update: April 14, 2023

Minnesota state policy update mid-2023 session featuring Amy Koch of Hylden Advocacy & Law, Annie Shapiro of Minn Cap and Rep. Esther Agbaje (DFL – Minneapolis). Rep. Agbaje serves as Vice Chair of the House Housing Committe, in caucus leadership, and co-chairs the People of Color and Indigenous (POCI) caucus.