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.
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.
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.
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...
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 -...
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.
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...
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!
Many HRAs have buildings whose residents are elderly or have underlying health conditions making them at high risk of adverse effects of COVID19. Some housing authorities have coordinated with their local public health departments to prioritize these residents when vaccine distribution begins.
The virtual doors are open, and it’s time to shop! While COVID-19 has derailed our usual in-person fundraising efforts for the NAHRO Merit Scholarship Program, it can’t stop us from helping our children succeed! This year, we’re taking our fundraising online with the NAHRO Dollars for Scholars Online Auction! From now until December 10, you’ll be able to bid on as many baskets as you like – just in time for the holidays!
This has been a year unlike any other but because of our members, Minnesota NAHRO has been able to deliver on our mission throughout the pandemic and civil unrest. Simply put, without our strong membership base, we would not exist. So many thanks and we look forward to serving you in the coming year.
This member update highlights recent HUD postings and State of the Nation’s Housing Report 2020. Plus check out these upcoming events in December.
Mark your calendar for these upcoming events with Minnesota NAHRO.
How HRAs Are Responding to COVID: Back to Basics
Conference Call Friday, December 4th at 11am
With the colder weather upon us and a jump in positive cases, Minnesota is bracing for a challenging winter as we continue to live with COVID-19
As Minnesota heads into colder weather and the number of COVID cases increases across the state, the impact of current eviction moratoriums and rental assistance programs continue to be important for HRAs and their residents. This update provides an overview of the...
Fully Fund Affordable Housing and Community Development Programs Congress should provide full funding of affordable housing and community development programs that — by meeting the needs of local communities — strengthen the country’s resolve. Preserve and Develop the...