Homes for All Blog

House bill passed last week would deal a massive blow to affordable housing production throughout the state

What: Press conference

When: Tuesday, November 21; 11:00am

Where: Upper Post Veterans Community, 6210 Bloomington Rd, St. Paul, MN

What’s at stake:

  • Over the past 10 years, nearly $2 billion in private activity bonds have supported the construction of more than 15,000 affordable rental homes across the state. But the tax reform bill passed by the House last week eliminates that vital tool.
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Lawmakers in Washington, D.C. are currently working on a tax reform bill that could eliminate tax exempt private activity bonds, a critical tool that supports the production and rehab of thousands of affordable homes each year. West Birch Estates is one of the many Minnesota projects at risk if that happens. Read more and take action here. Reposted with permission from Minnesota Housing Partnership's blog, "MHP Connect."

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