Homes for All Blog

The 2019-2020 Homes for All Legislative Agenda is here! After our most inclusive policy agenda process ever, in which we reviewed more proposals than ever before, the agenda was approved by our endorsing organizations unanimously! The result is an expansive vision for the future of Minnesota's housing continuum, from prevention to emergency shelter to rental assistance and affordable home ownership. We will also seek increases to the Minnesota Family Investment Program and General Assistance--programs that haven't seen gains in more...

CommonBond Communities, a Homes for All endorsing organization, celebrated the grand opening of its 50-unit Dublin Crossing housing development in Mankato on October 30th. Dublin Crossing is the first workforce housing development in Mankato since 2012 and is located in the growing neighborhood of Northeast Mankato.

Dublin Crossing's rents are set at below-market rates to be affordable for individuals earning 60% of the area’s median income. This means someone earning $16 an hour can afford a one-bedroom unit, while households...

The growing need around the full continuum of affordable housing is more clear this year than it has ever been before, and Homes for All’s unified voice and collective influence at the Capitol is greater than ever. We know this because we received a record 44 policy proposals for consideration on the 2019-2020 legislative agenda and because the coalition now has over 200 endorsing organizations!
 
It is clear that we need to encourage our elected officials to act on policies that support the...

Have you voted yet? Election Day is November 6th but early voting in Minnesota is already happening! This is an important election year and your voice matters, so make a plan to vote, talk to your friends about voting and help get others to the polls! Here’s a quick rundown of everything you need to know to vote in Minnesota.

Am I registered? Is it too late to register?

In Minnesota, you can register on Election Day, so if you...

Homes for All is moving towards adopting a two-year policy agenda for the 2019-2020 biennial legislative session. In order for Homes for All to remain able to amend the agenda, we need to adopt a bylaw amendment outlining how to add or remove policy and/or budgetary items as needed to the agenda. To adopt this amendment, we need your help! 

What does adopting a two-year agenda mean?

The Minnesota legislature operates in a two-year cycle called a biennium. The first year of...

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.