What does the federal government shutdown mean for MPHA?
MPHA will remain open. Programs and payments will continue as usual for public housing residents, Housing Choice Voucher participants and landlords, as well as our staff and community partners during the federal government shutdown. MPHA is watching the situation in Washington closely.
Minneapolis City Council passes landmark resolution supporting public housing
The Minneapolis City Council, with support from Mayor Jacob Frey, unanimously passed a resolution “establishing guiding principles in support of investments in public housing and the people who live there.”
With our partners from all levels of government, MPHA is building the first new public housing in Minneapolis since 2010: the Minnehaha Townhomes. These 16 townhomes will be dedicated to families experiencing persistent homelessness.
HUD's Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) program offers housing authorities a path to preserve and modernize our homes for the people who live there. We are excited to share the potential under RAD to preserve public housing for the long-term.
Otto Bremer Trust and MPHA announce $600K investment to create and preserve public housing
As part of their commitment to seeking unique solutions to the region’s challenges, the Otto Bremer Trust (OBT) has awarded a $100,000 grant and a $500,000 low-interest loan to the MPHA to help create and preserve public housing in the city.
MPHA delegation visits Cambridge to learn about public housing preservation
MPHA residents, staff, board members, and a Minneapolis City Council member recently returned from a two-day fact-finding trip to Massachusetts to speak with Cambridge Housing Authority and tour buildings that have been renovated using HUD programs like RAD.
The MPHA Board of Commissioners meets monthly in the Board Chambers on MPHA's first floor. Meetings typically occur on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except to accommodate holidays (generally
The MPHA Board of Commissioners meets monthly in the Board Chambers on MPHA’s first floor. Meetings typically occur on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except to accommodate holidays (generally in November and December, when meetings are moved to the third Wednesday).
MPHA has a visitor parking lot in the rear of the building; the public entrance is in the front. Note that while MPHA board meetings are open to public attendance, there is not a standard public hearing component. Any public hearings will be noticed separately.
The Meeting agenda and materials are available and typically added to our website by the end of the previous week.