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2004, 2017

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

April 20th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

3103, 2017

Twin Cities Mobile Market begins service to MPHA highrises

March 31st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

2403, 2017

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

March 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

2103, 2017

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

March 21st, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

1603, 2017

Initial MPHA Responses to “Choice and Mobility” report recommendations

March 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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. [...]

2702, 2017

Working materials for Spring 2017 Housing Choice Voucher discussions

February 27th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 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 [...]

1602, 2017

MPHA welcomes new director of Housing Choice Voucher program

February 16th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 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 [...]

2601, 2017

MPHA dedicates Cora McCorvey Health and Wellness Center

January 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

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