Homes for All Blog

 Homes for All - 2021 End of Session Budget and Policy Recap

By: Kari Johnson, Zack Eichten and Michael Dahl

Homes for All Policy Co-Chairs

The Homes for All coalition formed 10 years ago with a goal of bringing collective statewide advocacy to the Minnesota Capitol. Since then, Homes for All has grown to 270+ organizations reaching every corner of the state representing nonprofits, direct service providers, faith communities, the private sector, local municipalities, and philanthropic...

 Governor Walz ordered the eviction moratorium in March 2020 to help people stay safe in their homes and combat the spread of COVID-19. Throughout the past year, the eviction moratorium has helped saved countless lives and prevented further community spread of the virus. Additionally, we know the economic impacts of the pandemic continue to impact Minnesota households and many are now faced with potential eviction as the end of the moratorium is debated.

On June 9th, Homes for...

Homes for All was pleased to see a number of housing investments proposed in both the Senate and House  Tax Bills during the 2021 regular session. As lawmakers continue to finalize their work, we need your help to finally get new investments in affordable housing across the finish line. 

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For context, here are some things in the mix within the Tax Bills:

  • Workforce Homeownership Investments through Capture of the Mortgage Registry...

We are CANCELING our full group Homes for All meeting that was scheduled for this Thursday, May 20. Please stay tuned for an update email from the Homes for All co-chairs soon. Homes for All Full Group Meeting CANCELED for this month

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On May 13, 2021 the Homes for All Coalition Co-Chairs, Pastor Sue Koesterman & Chad Adams sent a letter requesting federal funding coming to Minnesota from the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP), be utilized for significant investments in the affordable housing continuum.

"The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the lives of so many Minnesotans, the Homes for All Coalition is grateful for your commitment to helping households find or maintain safe, stable and accessible housing throughout this past year through eviction...

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.