Homes for All Blog

The following piece, written by Community Engagement Co-chair Caitlin Magistad, is cross-posted from the Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity blog

Minnesota's legislative session starts today! With more than 580,000 Minnesota households paying more than they can afford for housing, we’re anxious to be back at the Capitol working to ensure that all Minnesotans have a safe place to call home.

Where we live impacts every aspect of our lives; the groceries we buy, where we send our children to school,...

The Homes for All Community Engagement Team has added new Regional Leads from different parts of Minnesota to bring local expertise to Homes for All's advocacy efforts, and to expand our advocacy capacity as we work to secure resources for affordable housing and supportive services. As Homes for All gears up for legislative session beginning February 20, 2018, stay tuned to our blog to learn more about each regional lead.

Join us in welcoming Janayah Bagurusi, Director of Family Supportive Housing Services at the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation,...

Ensure that lawmakers in Minnesota's political parties make safe, affordable homes for all a priority by submitting a caucus resolution. Parties vote on submitted resolutions, and if a resolution is passed, the party considers it for incorporation into their legislative platform.
Submitting a resolution is simple, and it's a key step in advancing Homes for All's 2018 legislative agenda and ensuring that all Minnesotans have an affordable place to call home.
Here's how you can take action today:

The 2018 Homes for All Endorsers Survey is ready! Click here for the survey.

By endorsing the 2018 legislative agenda of Homes for All, you're joining a statewide coalition that's working to ensure housing stability for all Minnesotans. When you endorse this year's agenda, you'll receive consistent email updates from the coalition and get opportunities to power the campaign forward. 

See a list of 2017 endorsers here.

Photo: Homes for All advocates at a rally for bonding at the Minnesota State Capitol in...

Friends and Advocates,

Over the past several months, housing advocates and stakeholders met to identify ways to increase the efficiency of the tax-exempt bonds process. The group included representatives from 15 different organizations representing the public, private and nonprofit sectors. Five recommendations were agreed upon by members of the group. The tax-exempt bond steering committee will work on advancing these five agreements into legislation in 2018.
The recommendations can be found here for your review.  
At our last Homes for All meeting, the Policy...

Who We Are

Homes for All is a statewide coalition that advances shared policy initiatives that lead to housing stability for all Minnesotans. Homes for All supports statewide investment across Minnesota's Housing Continuum.