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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 hosts at The Cambridge Housing Authority have been early and comprehensive adopters of tools to convert and stabilize the federal [...]

By | 2018-11-08T13:47:26-06:00 October 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on MPHA delegation heads to Cambridge to learn about public housing preservation

Remodels! Underway and on-the-way…

Anyone familiar with our funding situation knows that we have many more needed "capital" projects than we have $$$ to do them. However, we continue to steadily move ahead with remodeling as our current budget permits, prioritizing based upon critical need and the length of time buildings have been awaiting work. In January, for example, [...]

By | 2018-01-23T12:37:09-06:00 January 23rd, 2018|News|Comments Off on Remodels! Underway and on-the-way…

MPHA, SRC, and CenterPoint Energy team up for extensive weatherization of Glendale Townhomes

NEWS RELEASE: October 18, 2017 The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA), Sustainable Resources Center, Inc. (SRC), and CenterPoint Energy are pleased to announce funding and a timeline for winter weatherization and energy efficiency improvements across all 28 buildings of the Glendale Townhomes. Glendale is a public housing development of 184 family townhomes in the Prospect Park neighborhood of Minneapolis. It was [...]

By | 2017-10-18T06:57:16-06:00 October 18th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA, SRC, and CenterPoint Energy team up for extensive weatherization of Glendale Townhomes

Watch MPHA’s “Pathways to Preservation” (narrated in English & Somali)

This narrated slideshow provides an introduction -- for public housing residents and the general public -- to MPHA's challenges, our opportunities, and our ultimate goal of preserving our public housing across the city. The presentation also covers the protections all public housing residents will have during this process. "Pathways to Preservation" (English) [...]

By | 2018-03-05T11:31:49-06:00 October 16th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Watch MPHA’s “Pathways to Preservation” (narrated in English & Somali)

$1 million grant from McKnight helps kick-start investment in public housing across Minneapolis

The Minneapolis-based McKnight Foundation has awarded $1 million to the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority to preserve and repair the city's aging public housing. Together with a $1 million investment from MPHA's own reserves, the grant will create a $2 million "Working Capital Fund." This fund will launch a long-term effort to assure MPHA's 6,000 apartments, [...]

By | 2017-09-27T14:59:17-06:00 September 27th, 2017|News|Comments Off on $1 million grant from McKnight helps kick-start investment in public housing across Minneapolis

MPHA adopts “Guiding Principles” for long-term effort to preserve public housing in Minneapolis

Update: Since approving and publishing the Guiding Principles, MPHA has added a page of frequent Questions and Answers. The Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) Board of Commissioners has unanimously adopted a set of Guiding Principles for Redevelopment and Capital Investments at MPHA. The document declares the values the state’s largest housing authority will follow [...]

By | 2019-04-08T14:37:32-06:00 May 25th, 2017|News|Comments Off on MPHA adopts “Guiding Principles” for long-term effort to preserve public housing in Minneapolis
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