Thank you for your advocacy! This year, a bonding bill passed that includes $37.5 million for affordable housing. Homes for All is a partnership of over 40 housing and homeless service organizations.
Representative Alice Hausman Thanks Housing Advocates
Impact: Between 2,100 and 4,300 Minnesotans who lack stable housing will be served by this investment. Over 1,000 housing units will be built or rehabilitated.
Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) – Legislation that would reduce MFIP eligibility and cut families from assistance was introduced this session. MCH played a leadership role to defeat reforms that would:
Impact: Approximately 116,400 people are enrolled in MFIP each month; 81,400 are children.
Need: Approximately 3,900 children are homeless on any given night. Over 14,000 Minnesota children are homeless at least once over the course of the year.
Need: Over 5,000 Minnesota children, youth, and adults experienced long-term homelessness in 2009.
Housing for Homeless Students Act
Housing for Homeless Students Act letter from Senator Al Franken.
Homes for All Meeting Minutes