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HUD Happenings

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!

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

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.

Updates From DC & February Rent Survey

Updates From DC & February Rent Survey

So much is happening in the affordable housing industry and Minnesota NAHRO is there providing timely information and trainings for our members. This member update highlights our upcoming events to help you keep track of it all. Be sure to mark your calendars for the return of our first in person event – the Leadership Retreat on July 27 & 28 (corrected dates). Plus check out two new reports on the status of housing in Minnesota.

COVID Update & American Rescue Plan

COVID Update & American Rescue Plan

It has been one year since we began our response to COVID and what a year it has been! Both our state and federal governments continue to address the health and economic impact of this worldwide pandemic. This member update provides an overview of the latest relief packages and how they will be rolled out in the coming months.

2021 Budget Targets Action Alert

2021 Budget Targets Action Alert

We need your advocacy! Please keep reading and send an email to Speaker Hortman and Majority Leader Gazelka. Use this link, it should take just a couple of minutes to send your emails and make your voice heard.

2021 POHP Webinar

2021 POHP Webinar

Up to $15 million in General Obligation (GO) bond proceeds will be administered through the Publicly Owned Housing Program (POHP) to help finance public housing rehabilitation costs.

Member Update 2-19-21

Member Update 2-19-21

The recent frigid temps have meant maintenance emergencies for many of you – hang in there as you cope with it all. This member update has our upcoming events offered by Minnesota NAHRO including the next COVID call on Friday. Plus check out the many opportunities for your residents.

Last Chance to Register for Our Day at the Capitol!

Last Chance to Register for Our Day at the Capitol!

Minnesota NAHRO Virtual Day at the Capitol Thursday, February 25th starting at 8:30am   As a leader in the affordable housing industry, your voice matters! Our State Day at the Capitol is next week and there is still time for you to register.  But sign up TODAY...

February Trainings & All Access Pass

February Trainings & All Access Pass

COVID Fatigue? Strategies to Help Our Front Line Staff & Residents   Friday, February 26 at 1pm (90 minutes) It has been almost a year since we first heard the words "coronavirus" and "pandemic".  In that year, we have all experienced COVID fatigue -...

Member Update 2-8-2021

Member Update 2-8-2021

The cold weather may keep us indoors but we have a fun activity for your younger residents. Our annual “What Home Means To Me” Poster Contest is underway plus we are accepting nominations for our Carol Schultz Educational Scholarships.

Member Update 1-22-21

Member Update 1-22-21

THE WEEK IN HOUSING RECENT NEWS & UPDATES FROM MINNESOTA NAHRO   It has been an eventful week which showcased the peaceful transfer of power - a hallmark of our democracy.  In the compelling words of Amanda Gorman who urged each of us to  "lift our gazes not...

Member Update 12-28-20

Member Update 12-28-20

We head into the final week of 2020 with good news. After months of negotiations and last minute drama by the President, the COVID Relief Package and FY21 Funding Bill is finally law. This member update provides highlights of key components of the bill and its impact on the households we serve. Happy Holidays!

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