With 80 pages of references, case studies and explainers, the Local Housing Trust Fund Manual for Minnesota provides an in-depth discussion of key decisions local communities will make to establish a Local Housing Trust Fund (LHTF) — from creating priorities to choosing revenue sources.
What is a local housing trust fund?
Local Housing Trust Funds (LHTF) are funds established by a local government by dedicating local public revenue for housing. They are a consistent, flexible resource for housing within a local jurisdiction. Trust funds help communities leverage public and private resources and jumpstart projects that draw investment and jobs. LHTFs enable communities to prioritize developments that maximize benefit to the local community.
Take the Local Housing Trust Funds Survey!
Have you considered a local housing trust fund for your community? MHP is gathering information from Minnesota organizations, cities and counties s to help highlight local stories and better understand what resources are needed to support a local housing trust fund for your community.
Please take this short survey to help further our work in support of local housing trust funds!
Manual and Materials
View MHPs webinar series on Local Housing Trust Funds
Download (PDF): MN Communities with LHTFs