Minnesota ERASE Campaign

The Minnesota ERASE Campaign (End Rental Arrears and Stop Evictions) is an effort to ensure that the historic aid enacted by Congress reaches the lowest-income and most marginalized renters it is intended to help. We are working to eliminate rental indebtedness caused by the pandemic, prevent evictions, and create support…

Resources for Advocacy

Photo: Our Future Starts at Home’s 2023 lobby day. From left: Elizabeth Glidden of MHP, Sedia Omar of New American Development Center, Rep. Esther Agbaje (59B, DFL), and housing advocate Ms. Jewelean Jackson. MHP supports, strengthens and amplifies the advocacy capacity of community…

Projects and Campaigns

Pastor Elijah McDavid addresses housing advocates who are gathered for the 2023 Starts with Home Rally MHP works in partnership with coalitions and campaigns to raise the profile of affordable housing issues, urge legislators to act, and ultimately, to achieve policy goals. MHP Leads These Collaborative Efforts:…

Local Housing Trust Funds in Minnesota: 2020 Update

This report provides updates on numerous Minnesota cities and counties that have adopted local housing trust funds at escalating rates since the adoption of a 2017 state law defining housing trust funds. With Minnesota adopting a state match program, it is anticipated new funds will be continued to be established…

2021 Congressional District Profiles

MHP has released Congressional District Profiles as part of its 2021 State of the State of Housing report. These profiles provide data on cost-burdened households paying at least 30% of their income for housing, a comparison of what common jobs pay, and what renting and owning actually…

2020 Legislative District Profiles

As a key leader in the Homes for All Coalition, MHP will be at the state capitol this session making the case for robust investments and smart policies that advance housing. Whether we engage in person or online, when we advocate for #Homes4AllMN, lawmakers need to know what’s going on…

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…

Local Housing Trust Funds

What is a Local Housing Trust Fund? Local Housing Trust Funds (LHTF) are established by a local government by dedicating local public revenue for housing. They are a consistent, flexible resource for housing within a local jurisdiction. Trust funds help communities leverage public and private resources and jumpstart projects that…