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1401, 2019

ATTENTION students! Apply to be a Step Up intern for Summer 2019 with MPHA

January 14th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on ATTENTION students! Apply to be a Step Up intern for Summer 2019 with MPHA

The Step Up application period for 2019 is now OPEN! Apply by February 10. Every summer, Step Up connects Minneapolis youth ages 14-21 with over 200 top local employers—including MPHA—for a paid internship that includes: Valuable [...]

1712, 2018

MPHA takes over and revitalizes family townhomes in South Minneapolis

December 17th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on 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 [...]

712, 2018

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

December 7th, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on 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 [...]

312, 2018

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

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |Comments Off on 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 [...]

811, 2018

As Veterans Day approaches, MPHA seeks landlords for nearly 100 homeless veterans

November 8th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |Comments Off on As Veterans Day approaches, MPHA seeks landlords for nearly 100 homeless veterans

News release: November 8, 2018 MINNEAPOLIS – Through the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) program, the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) has been able to award rental housing vouchers to more than 300 military veterans [...]

111, 2018

Otto Bremer Trust and MPHA announce $600,000 investment to create and preserve public housing

November 1st, 2018|Categories: News|Comments Off on Otto Bremer Trust and MPHA announce $600,000 investment to create and preserve public housing

NEWS RELEASE: November 1, 2018 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 [...]

3110, 2018

MPHA delegation heads to Cambridge to learn about public housing preservation

October 31st, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on MPHA delegation heads to Cambridge to learn about public housing preservation

MPHA residents, staff, board members, and a Minneapolis City Council member have returned from a two-day fact-finding trip to Cambridge, Massachusetts. MPHA and CHA resident leaders meet in Cambridge Our [...]

1010, 2018

Energy efficiency upgrades for several properties near completion

October 10th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Energy efficiency upgrades for several properties near completion

By the end of this month, MPHA will have replaced 636 appliances in three properties through a partnership with Franklin Energy (applying funding from Xcel Energy) to provide better reliability and comfort for residents. The more energy [...]

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