Homes for All Blog

Friends and Advocates,

Thank you for a great fall! We are energized after a great December meeting where we unanimously passed our 2018 Legislative Agenda.

Here are the notes from the 12/12 meeting and the link to our 2018 Agenda. All Teams will be working together to create materials for the upcoming session and we look forward to sharing them with you in the new year.

We are excited to announce our Community Engagement Regional Leads!

  • Janayah Bagurusi with Wilder in...

Last week, Homes for All MN convened affordable housing residents, government leaders, and housing advocates for a press conference to highlight the devastating impact of federal #TaxReform measures on affordable housing in Minnesota and nationwide. CommonBond Communities, a leading affordable housing developer in the Midwest, hosted the press conference at the Upper Post Veterans Community, 58 affordable homes for formerly homeless veterans and their families. Private activity bonds, a key affordable housing development resource now under threat, made Upper Post possible. 

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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."

Victoria Hallin has been a leader in her community of Princeton, Minnesota for years. She’s served on...

Put your idea on the Homes for All legislative agenda! Policy proposal applications are now due on Thursday, October 26, 2017 by 5 p.m.

The legislative process can seem daunting and overwhelming. However, when community members, organizations, thought leaders and people with lived experiences convene around a table with a purpose of achieving equitable policies, great things transpire. Achieving great legislation does not happen in a year, and the recent talk about cuts circulating around our great state may have many advocates...

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.