Monthly Archives: March 2017

MPHA statement on the City Council vote to prohibit Housing Choice Voucher discrimination

Today the Minneapolis City Council voted unanimously in favor of amending the Minneapolis Civil Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination against Housing Choice Vouchers (also known as “Section 8”) as a form of income for tenants seeking housing in the city. The change will take effect on May 1, 2018. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA statement on the City Council vote to prohibit Housing Choice Voucher discrimination

MPHA, SRC, and CenterPoint Energy Announce Weatherization Assistance Pilot Program for Glendale Townhomes

Sustainable Resources Center, Inc. (SRC), CenterPoint Energy, and the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) are pleased to announce a partnership to pursue weatherization and energy-efficiency improvements to Glendale Townhomes. Glendale is a development of 184 family townhomes in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis. It was built in 1952, making it the oldest major public [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA, SRC, and CenterPoint Energy Announce Weatherization Assistance Pilot Program for Glendale Townhomes

Initial MPHA Responses to “Choice and Mobility” report recommendations

On March 21, MPHA staff will present to our Board of Commissioners this set of initial reactions, responses, and action plans regarding the recent "Expanding Access to Housing Choice in Minneapolis" report from Quadel Consulting. The following PDF includes responses to the first 25 recommendations in the report. Memorandum - Quadel Study Response March 21 [...]

By | March 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Initial MPHA Responses to “Choice and Mobility” report recommendations

DRAFT Guiding Principles for Redevelopment and Capital Investments

MPHA is presently circulating this initial draft among resident groups and other stakeholders. It is intended to articulate our values and guide us in the capital investments we might make in the years ahead. DRAFT Guiding Principles for Redevelopment and Capital Investments at MPHA (PDF) The draft here does not yet reflect feedback from reviewers, nor the [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|News|Comments Off on DRAFT Guiding Principles for Redevelopment and Capital Investments
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