Apr 19 | Urban Displacement Project: Urban Data Science for Policy Change
At this forum by the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs at the University of Minnesota, learn about “neighborhood early warning systems” for gentrification and displacement and the Urban Displacement Project (UDP), which characterizes neighborhoods in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and other regions according to their experience of gentrification and risk of displacement. Register here.
Apr 19 | Actualizing Equity: Why Density Isn’t Enough
Join us as we examine the organizing around the Ford Site and explore how we can center race equity and affordability — in addition to density — in housing development and land use decisions in our region. Learn more.
Apr 29 | Habitat Day on the Hill - MN
Join Habitat for Humanity to receive training, build relationships with legislators, and advocate for affordable housing. Register here!
Apr 29 | Expert Insights on Inclusionary Zoning
Join elected officials, city planners, developers, and housing nonprofits across the state of Minnesota at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for an in-depth discussion on Inclusionary Zoning. Register here.
May 2 | 2019 Affordable Housing Summit
Hear from affordable housing leaders on topics from Opportunity Zones to outstate development. Receive updates on the industry from tax credit investor and legislative panels. Network with your colleagues. Learn more and register.
May 4 | All Parks Alliance for Change “Bowling for Affordable Housing”
Join All Parks Alliance for Change, an organization for Minnesota’s 180,000 manufactured home park residents, for a bowling fundraiser in St. Louis Park! Learn more.
May 7 | Public hearing on Minnesota Housing's 2019 Action Plan
May 15 | 9th Annual Art 4 Shelter
At this Minneapolis event, $35 buys more than original artwork. It also ensures someone experiencing homelessness has shelter for a night. Learn more.
May 22-23 | (Online educational opportunity) Intro Housing Finance Web Course
Join the Council of Development Finance Agencies on May 22 and 23 from 12-5pm EDT for an introduction to housing, the diverse capital sources layered into housing deals, and case studies from across the country that will show how investment in an effective housing strategy can drive the success of local economic development. Register here.
Jun 3-4 | National Housing & Rehabilitation Association Asset Management Conference
Hosted by the Center for Small Towns, the Rural Arts and Culture Summit is a biannual, practitioner-driven gathering that celebrates and expands the field of rural arts-based community development by providing a space for learning, relationship building and celebration about the role of art and creativity in building strong, healthy and resilient rural communities. This year's Summit will take place in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Learn more and register.
2019 | Upcoming Community Development Workshops
MHP's Housing Institute is underway! The Housing Institute convenes leaders from a city or region to tackle a community development project that addresses a pressing local need. MHP's technical assistance team provides training, guidance, and facilitates peer-to-peer learning throughout the 18-month process. Learn more here.