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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

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 efficient air conditioners and refrigerators mean a chance to reinvest profits from energy conservation to achieve further efficiency improvements in [...]

By | 2018-10-12T13:30:40-06:00 October 10th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Energy efficiency upgrades for several properties near completion

MHRC Annual Highrise Celebration highlights resident accomplishments and features mayoral keynote

Last month’s Minneapolis Highrise Representative Council (MHRC) Annual Highrise Celebration was an incredible event honoring all the MHRC does for the 5,000+ residents in MPHA's 42 highrises. With a theme of “Looking Ahead, Building on Success—Working for the Good of All,” the September 27 event included honoring milestone achievements of the last year, dancing, delicious food, inspiring words (and moves) from [...]

By | 2018-10-18T07:52:26-06:00 September 29th, 2018|News|Comments Off on MHRC Annual Highrise Celebration highlights resident accomplishments and features mayoral keynote

Local leaders join MPHA to roll out major security investments for The Cedars

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and City Council Member Abdi Warsame joined MPHA leaders and residents of the Cedar High Apartments to share details of an $825,000 investment in security measures to be put in place this summer. MPHA began a specific conversation with residents in early 2017, after a series of assaults that shook residents [...]

By | 2018-05-11T10:37:50-06:00 May 7th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Local leaders join MPHA to roll out major security investments for The Cedars

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…
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