Sequestration has returned in FY16 with a devastating impact on bills that fund housing and other basic needs. If Congress fails to repeal sequestration, Congress will pass final spending bills with severe cuts. The National Low Income Housing Coalition and MHP encourage your organization to sign a letter urging Congress to replace sequestration with a balanced approach to deficit reduction. Check out MHP's blog Sequestration Compliance Forces Drastic Cuts in Proposed 2016 HUD Budgetsand visit Caps Hurt Communities website for more details.
Minnesota State Capitol building at twilight. Photo credit: Chris PotterEach year, Minnesota Housing Partnership adopts and endorses state and federal policies, programs and legislation seeking to provide safe, affordable homes for all Minnesotans. To supplement its policy initiatives, Minnesota Housing Partnership promotes opportunities throughout the year for citizens to engage their policy makers in discussions about affordable housing issues.
Minnesota Housing Partnership seeks to collaborate with individuals and organizations to broaden support for public and private housing initiatives enabling low- and moderate-income Minnesotans to live in and contribute to their communities.