Homes for All Blog

The 2019 legislative session is over and Homes for All is celebrating some amazing wins! Because of your hard work this session, housing was a top tier priority and received a 10 percent increase in funding–more than any other state agency! Here are the rest of the final session outcomes:

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Request

  • Challenge Program – A flexible tool used for the development and preservation of multi- and single-family housing statewide. Outcome: $5 million increase (one-time)

  • Homework Starts with Home – Supports...

Hi, advocates!

Because of your hard work this Legislative Session, housing was a top tier priority and received a 10 percent increase in funding — more than any other state agency!

THANK YOU!

We are very thankful for your partnership with this, AND you may have woken up to the news this morning that our advocacy is not done. With significant work left to do, the legislature will soon call a special session to wrap up key items, including a bonding bill and flexible funding...

With less than 24 hours of the legislative session, we need your voice now more than ever. The number of people experiencing homelessness across the state is growing, and more people are staying outside of a formal shelter; the need for flexible funding sources like the Emergency Services Program (ESP) is crucial. We also need to ensure that a bonding bill is passed. Please take a few moments to encourage your legislators to invest in housing and shelters across the state. The time...

The #H4Arally is almost here! Are you ready? Here are three easy things you can do to prepare!

1) Join our Twitterstorm this Thursday, May 2 from 12-1pm!

Please help us invite others to the rally by joining a Twitterstorm this Thursday from 12-1pm. In addition to ensuring we pack the Capitol Rotunda, it’s an important opportunity to bring attention to the need for investments in homes and Tweet directly to lawmakers. Learn how you can participate! Previous Homes for All...

WHAT IS A TWITTERSTORM?

A Twitterstorm is simply a short period of time during which advocates join together to send a high volume of tweets on a specific topic. We will prepare tweets for you (found below) and you can copy and paste them throughout the hour, or schedule your tweets in advance. You can also create your own tweets and use the hashtags below to keep us together. Please retweet and favorite tweets as they are sent out!

 

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Who We Are

Homes for All is a statewide coalition that advances shared policy initiatives that lead to housing stability for all Minnesotans. Homes for All supports statewide investment across Minnesota's Housing Continuum.