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 in our community. Unfortunately, nearly one-third of these veterans remain homeless because they cannot find apartments or rental houses where [...]
Metro housing authorities: how can we collaborate to enhance opportunity for families with vouchers?
In August 2017, leaders from public housing agencies across the Twin Cities metro area convened in Minneapolis for "Thinking Locally, Solving Regionally," a study and brainstorming session to discuss how we could work together more closely to provide more mobility and opportunity for the families we serve using Housing Choice Vouchers. We were joined by [...]
Through the the spring of 2017, the City of Minneapolis, MPHA, and other stakeholders will be engaged in discussions about various ways the Housing Choice Voucher (i.e., "Section 8") Program might evolve to best meet our common goals of choice, mobility, and maximum access for qualifying low-income families in Minneapolis. The following PDF documents support [...]
Kyle Hanson has been appointed MPHA's Managing Director of Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)/Section 8. He takes over from Cheryl Borden, who has retired after 21 years with the agency. Kyle has served MPHA as a Regional Property Manager in Low Income Public Housing since 2009, following previous property management positions at MPHA, CommonBond Communities, and [...]