HUD Happenings

To help our members keep up to date on the latest HUD notices and announcements, here is a list of recent key postings. Use the links provided to read more about each topic.

RentHelpMN Is Open!

As a housing authority, your agency is able to communicate effectively with both landlords and tenants who can benefit from this resource. Plus if you have public housing, RentHelpMN can help your tenants address any unpaid rent due to COVID. Here are a few ways housing authorities can help spread the word about the program.

HUD Happenings & RentHelpMN

This week our member update provides a recap of recent HUD happneings plus the anticipated launch of Rent Help MN in the coming weeks. Don’t forget to join us in May at our virtual May Conference which will cover these issues and many more.

About Minnesota NAHRO

The Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) serves the state’s housing and community development needs.

Our goal is to be the leading housing and community development organization in Minnesota by promoting strong, viable communities for all Minnesotans, particularly those with low and moderate incomes.

Every day, the members of Minnesota NAHRO provide affordable housing and livable communities for all Minnesotans through the association of its agency members. Minnesota NAHRO members own or manage the majority of publicly subsidized housing including all public housing and Section 8 units across the state.

Learn more about Minnesota NAHRO.

 

Mission Statement

A leading statewide housing and community development organization enhancing the knowledge and effectiveness of our members through professional development, advocacy and service.

Member Benefits

Minnesota NAHRO is a vibrant community of experienced professionals who share their knowledge and offer leadership opportunities among your peers.  Minnesota NAHRO provides its members:

  • Access to discounted trainings and conferences tailored to your needs.
  • Timely information and online resources.
  • Legislative advocacy at the state and federal levels.

Latest Updates

 

HUD Happenings & RentHelpMN

HUD Happenings & RentHelpMN

This week our member update provides a recap of recent HUD happneings plus the anticipated launch of Rent Help MN in the coming weeks. Don’t forget to join us in May at our virtual May Conference which will cover these issues and many more.

Member Update: Housing IS Infrastructure

Member Update: Housing IS Infrastructure

Spring is here and that means our virtual May Conference is around the corner so register soon to receive the early bird rate. Plus take just a few minutes and urge Congress to invest in housing. Our easy to use action center makes it simple so make your voice heard today!

Member Update: COVID FAQs & Rent Help Info Session

Member Update: COVID FAQs & Rent Help Info Session

Spring is quickly approaching and so are resources to help tenants address unpaid rent due to COVID. These will be important resources for both landlords and housing authorities. This member update also includes the most recent HUD FAQ which now runs 73 pages.

Upcoming Events

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Minnesota NAHRO Membership

 

About Our Members

With over 400 members, Minnesota NAHRO membership includes agency commissioners, housing authorities, their staff plus profit and non-profit partners.

Our member agencies own and operate more than 20,000 public housing units across the state.  In addition, our members administer affordable housing programs such as 31,000 Section 8 vouchers, over 10,000 rural development units, foreclosure prevention, homebuyer education and loan financing.  In the jurisdictions they serve, member agencies also address community revitalization and economic development needs.

The populations served by these programs are often the most vulnerable including:

64 percent of the households are headed by seniors or those with disabilities
Nearly 75 percent of the residents of public housing have annual incomes of under $15,000.

One-third of public housing residents are children, many of whom are at high risk of homelessness or recently homeless;

Minnesota NAHRO and its member agencies are critical partners at the local level to address community redevelopment.  Every day, the members of Minnesota NAHRO provide affordable housing and livable communities for all Minnesotans through the association of its agency members.

Why become a member of Minnesota NAHRO?

As a member of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), you join the state’s leading affordable housing and community development organization.

For over 60 years, we have served the state’s housing and community development needs.

Member Resources & Benefits

  • Every member receives discounted conference rates (typically 10-15% off)
  • Secured $50,000 in grant resources to provide TA support small agencies to help address specific transition issues
  • Provided timely information on issues important to our members including federal & state policy, job postings, funding opportunities and new resources
  • Publish our monthly Housing Recap which provides updates to agencies that may not be receiving an alert service like Nan McKay PIH Alerts and/or are not National NAHRO or NCRC members

Job & RFP Board

 

Postings

Minnesota NAHRO is proud to provide a space for our members to promote any job & RFP opportunities they have available to housing professionals throughout Minnesota. Postings are free to membersTo get your job/RFP posted, email position description, application details, and deadlines to [email protected].

Opportunities will be posted as soon as possible and available to the general public.

Section 8 Coordinator — Douglas County HRA

The Douglas County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (DCHRA) in Alexandria, MN is seeking a full-time Section 8 Housing Coordinator. The job responsibilities of this coordinator position include, but are not limited to; administrative oversight of the Section 8...

Communications Manager — Minnesota Housing Partnership

Minnesota Housing Partnership (MHP) seeks a Communications Manager who will  lead a broad range of strategic communications work in Minnesota and beyond. The  Communications Manager develops and implements communications plans that  advance policy campaigns, build the...

Vice President of Operations — HousingLink

Company Overview  HousingLink is a 23 year old nonprofit organization with a mission to improve people’s lives through information expanding their affordable rental choices. The majority of this is done online by providing reliable, accurate information to renters,...

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