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About Jeff Horwich

Jeff Horwich is the Communications Manager for the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority.

MPHA commits $3.7M to support “Downtown View” transitional housing for homeless youth

On April 18, we joined with others to celebrate the kickoff/groundbreaking for "Downtown View": 46 units of transitional housing for homeless youth on the border of downtown Minneapolis. Many funding and organizational partners have come together to realize the project, which is led by Youthlink and Project for Pride in Living. For our part, MPHA [...]

By | April 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA commits $3.7M to support “Downtown View” transitional housing for homeless youth

Twin Cities Mobile Market begins service to MPHA highrises

This week the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation's Twin Cities Mobile Market made its first stops at our highrise buildings! The Mobile Market is a supermarket on wheels, with fresh produce and other groceries at below-market prices. The service targets areas with limited grocery options, making it easy to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables, canned goods, and [...]

By | March 31st, 2017|News|Comments Off on Twin Cities Mobile Market begins service to MPHA highrises

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-April 2017 (English - PDF) DRAFT (SOMALI) Guiding Principles for Redevelopment and Capital [...]

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

Working materials for Spring 2017 Housing Choice Voucher discussions

Through the the spring of 2017, the City of Minneapolis, MPHA, and other stakeholders will be engaged in discussions about various ways the Housing Choice Voucher (i.e., "Section 8") Program might evolve to best meet our common goals of choice, mobility, and maximum access for qualifying low-income families in Minneapolis. The following PDF documents support [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Working materials for Spring 2017 Housing Choice Voucher discussions

MPHA welcomes new director of Housing Choice Voucher program

Kyle Hanson has been appointed MPHA's Managing Director of Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)/Section 8. He takes over from Cheryl Borden, who has retired after 21 years with the agency. Kyle has served MPHA as a Regional Property Manager in Low Income Public Housing since 2009, following previous property management positions at MPHA, CommonBond Communities, and [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA welcomes new director of Housing Choice Voucher program

MPHA dedicates Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center

On January 26, 2017 MPHA dedicated the Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center (formerly "Heritage Park" Health and Wellness Center) in North Minneapolis, along with invited guests and members of the public. Speakers included MPHA senior leaders, Board members, state lawmakers, and the three most recent Minneapolis mayors. Minneapolis Mayors Hodges, Rybak, and Sayles-Belton [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA dedicates Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center

January 26, 2017: “Cora McCorvey Day” in Minneapolis and the State of Minnesota

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, State of Minnesota honor retiring MPHA leader Cora McCorvey As Cora McCorvey prepares to retire as the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s Executive Director, officials at the city, county, and state levels are honoring her many years of service to low-income people in need of quality, affordable housing. Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on January 26, 2017: “Cora McCorvey Day” in Minneapolis and the State of Minnesota
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