Out of Reach 2018: The growing crisis in workforce housing

A productive workforce requires safe, stable housing. Yet, too many Minnesotans laboring in the most in-demand jobs must pay too much for housing, forcing them to forgo groceries, medicine and other critical daily needs to make ends meet. While workforce housing often focuses on modest-income households,…

Rental Snapshots

Housing impacts every aspect of our lives, from the jobs we can access to the educational outcomes of our kids. But too many people in our community pay too much for housing, forcing hard-working families to choose between paying the rent or buying adequate groceries, covering healthcare and other critical…

New Report: Growing Number of Minnesotans Can’t Afford Rent

The Out of Reach report, produced annually by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, spotlights the growing gap between what rental housing costs and how much renters earn. According to analysis by the Minnesota Housing Partnership, Minnesota residents in every corner of the state face significant…

In the News: Renter Affordability Out of Reach in MN

This week the annual Out of Reach Report jointly released by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, and in Minnesota MHP, hit the airwaves all over Minnesota, placing the issue of affordability for renters in the spotlight. The report’s release was well-timed, given federal and state budget negotiations for housing…