Out of Reach 2021

Out of Reach is report released annually by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. Out of Reach provides rental affordability data for every state, metro area, and county in the US. MHP typically releases an accompanying report. In lieu of releasing of a full report, in 2021 MHP released this snapshot.

Market Watch Issue #7: The Northland Region

Across the state, the growing ranks of renter households are facing an increasingly challenging housing market with rising rents and declining vacancy rates. Current owners of unsubsidized rental properties have few tools to preserve and improve aging properties to maintain homes for current and future tenants. In this research report,…

Market Watch: Trends in the unsubsidized multifamily rental market

Across the Twin Cities, the growing ranks of renter households are facing an increasingly challenging housing market with rising rents and declining vacancy rates. While developers are leveraging public and private resources to create new affordable units, current owners of unsubsidized rental properties have few tools to preserve and improve…

Rural Rental Housing: Report and Recommendations

(April 2020)This report identifies challenges to preservation of rural rental housing and solutions developed by community members that live and work in Greater Minnesota. The report highlights needs and solutions for USDA Rural Development 515 properties. A cover letter, here, connects report recommendations to COVID-19 housing stability needs.

MHP releases rural rental housing policy report

Minnesota Housing Partnership has released Rural Rental Housing: Report and Recommendations (April 2020).   The report is a culmination of stakeholder surveys and a fall 2019 convening of rural rental housing policy stakeholders in Little Falls, Minnesota. Rural housing advocates and community members met to talk…

Rental assistance is required for Minnesotans to face COVID-19

Failure to include rental assistance will have dire consequences for low-income Minnesotans The lack of rental assistance in the Minnesota Legislature’s COVID-19 relief bill will have immediate negative consequences for Minnesota’s lowest income households. Advocates pressed for $100 million for rental assistance through the Family Homeless Prevention and Assistance Program.

Tell lawmakers to support rental assistance for COVID-19 displaced workers

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