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#Bonds4Housing Twitterstorm 7/7/2020

Advocates, it's time for another Twitterstorm! Unfortunately, the Legislature adjourned the special session in June without advancing important housing bills. Right now, lawmakers are negotiating bonding targets for the next special session in July. A Twitterstorm is a great way for us to take action and build momentum for Homes for All during a special session, even with the physical restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. Let's make sure housing is part of the bonding bill. 

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Unfortunately, the Legislature adjourned the special session without advancing important housing bills. Right now, lawmakers are negotiating bonding targets for the next special session in July.

We need all housing advocates, including you, to send legislators a message to get the job done NOW and pass bills to support housing for Minnesotans. 

Please click here and send an email to legislators with your support now.

We need our lawmakers to take legislative action before more people lose their...

Our lawmakers are hard at work right now for the Special Session, and we need to elevate housing until the end. Our goal for this action alert is for each advocate to customize their email explaining why housing is important to you and your community.

If you are able to customize your message, please do so at the very beginning of the email. For ideas and inspiration on what to write, you can watch this video of highlights from our...

As you know, Sunday (5/18) was the end of the 2020 legislative session. Together, we accomplished so much, but there is still so much to do. The Homes for All coalition hopes to continue do build off the incredible momentum we have to secure investments to support statewide shelter needs and the development and preservation of affordable housing.

At the start of the 2020 legislative session the coalition was focused on securing $500 million in bonding investments to support the...

Time is running out on this legislative session, so it's more important than ever for us to urge our lawmakers to prioritize bonds for housing! Watch the videos below from Homes for All Co-Chair Allison Streich and Policy Co-Chair Kari Johnson to learn more about why investing in bonds for housing is so important for Minnesota's future. Then take action by following this link to let your legislators know that Minnesota needs bonding to support our housing infrastructure. Calling or emailing takes just a minute...

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A Home Is a Good Thing: An Argument for Changing the Eviction Process https://t.co/kHHS1Yf0xZ There is plenty more… https://t.co/VqXoSDm3Ie

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The Illusion of Choice: Evictions and Profit in North Minneapolis https://t.co/2ldFX2pCwB Not with Strong Hands, n… https://t.co/VYQhfetvn2

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HOME Line (a tenant advocacy organization in MN) HOME_Line HOME Line (a tenant advocacy organization in MN)

Hey #mnleg, do you need the details on why evictions are bad, and particularly so in MN? No worries, we've got it… https://t.co/hUqDDCMM8I

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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.