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Monthly Archives: May 2019

MPHA board welcomes two new faces, bids farewell to long-serving chair & commissioner

At the recent Board of Commissioners meeting, MPHA welcomed a new chair and new commissioner to its governing board and thanked departing members for their years of service to the agency. The new commissioners were appointed by the mayor and City Council to join the nine-member board. Sharmarke Issa will serve as the board chair [...]

By |2019-05-24T12:27:51-06:00May 24th, 2019|News|Comments Off on MPHA board welcomes two new faces, bids farewell to long-serving chair & commissioner

Stable Homes Stable Schools initiative providing housing to Minneapolis families

With families of 150 Minneapolis Public Schools elementary students already enrolled, the program is overperforming early estimates NEWS RELEASE: May 23, 2019 MINNEAPOLIS — Today local leaders and partners marked the successful launch of the Stable Homes Stable Schools initiative—a pioneering program to provide stable housing to Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) families at risk [...]

By |2019-05-24T11:59:41-06:00May 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Stable Homes Stable Schools initiative providing housing to Minneapolis families

Public housing residents unite for housing at State Capitol rally

Minneapolis Highrise Representative Council (MHRC) members and staff, along with MPHA staff, joined many others at the State Capitol on May 6 for the Homes for All Rally to make a big push for state bonding for public and other affordable housing. Advocates gathered to ask Minnesota state legislators to make essential [...]

By |2019-05-09T12:19:09-06:00May 9th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Public housing residents unite for housing at State Capitol rally

MPHA pilots proactive maintenance initiative utilizing data analytics

What if it were possible to address maintenance calls before they happen? That’s the idea behind the new Quality Maintenance Program (QMP) underway at two Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) properties.   QMP uses a proactive approach that other large institutions, such as hospitals and universities, have adopted to identify common maintenance issues and stop [...]

By |2019-05-08T13:44:29-06:00May 8th, 2019|News|Comments Off on MPHA pilots proactive maintenance initiative utilizing data analytics