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Monthly Archives: December 2018

MPHA takes over and revitalizes family townhomes in South Minneapolis

In recent months, families who have lived for years in six townhomes at 35th and Bloomington have been returning to a completely renovated and updated building.   The six-unit multi-family property had been in disrepair before the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority took possession from the prior owner in September 2017. Within a couple of months, MPHA helped three families move into other public housing that was more suitable for their needs; two [...]

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Minneapolis City Council passes landmark resolution supporting “investments in public housing and the people who live there.”

NEWS RELEASE: December 7, 2018 The Minneapolis City Council, with support from Mayor Jacob Frey, today unanimously passed a resolution “establishing guiding principles in support of investments in public housing and the people who live there.” The resolution was authored by Council Member Abdi Warsame (Ward 6) and Council Vice President Andrea Jenkins (Ward 8). [...]

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2018 investments by Minnesota Housing boost developments featuring MPHA project-based vouchers

Each fall, Minnesota Housing (the state housing finance agency) awards millions of dollars to create and preserve affordable housing. This year’s $87.5 million investment—a total of 1,700 units—includes several projects that utilize Minneapolis Public Housing Authority project-based vouchers (PBVs). PBVs are part of our Housing Choice Voucher program in which rental assistance is provided to specific affordable housing units (rather than directly to the tenant, [...]

By |2018-12-03T15:12:28-06:00December 3rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on 2018 investments by Minnesota Housing boost developments featuring MPHA project-based vouchers