Protect Our Homes Update

Protect Our Homes Protect Our Homes (POH) is a federal campaign to protect programs at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and increase investments at HUD will be meeting again this summer. Last summer POH was started in response to proposed cuts to important programs at HUD.  Participants of the campaign engaged Minnesota’s […]

Heading Home Together Reflection

The Heading Home Together Leadership Circle had a meeting on Tuesday, April 10. Allison Streich and Senta Leff (Homes for All Co-Chairs) are representing Homes for All on the Heading HomeTogether Leadership Circle. The new Heading Home Together Leadership Circle will radically change how we identify and solve problems. It will fully leverage the commitments and contributions of all. Heading Home Together Leadership Circle Allison Streich shares her experience with the […]

Tweetstorm to Oppose the Federal Tax Reform Bill

Join MCH, Homes for All, and the National Low-Income Housing Coalition for a Tweetstorm to Oppose the Federal Tax Reform Bill 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. (Central Time) Tuesday, November 28 The goal of the tweetstorm: Ask Senators to vote ‘NO’ on a tax bill that does not reinvest housing dollars into affordable homes for individuals and […]

The Road to MNSure

We reached a milestone in health care. Just three years ago health coverage was nearly lost for the poorest Minnesotans when GAMC was nearly eliminated. Today, Minnesota is the only state to fully embrace the Affordable Care Act by: 1) Expanding Medicaid to cover single adults in poverty 2) Building MNSure, the online health insurance marketplace 3) Preserving a state-subsidized plan through MinnesotaCare, […]

Violence Against Women Act 2013: HUD Changes

The Violence Against Women Act 2013 was signed into law on March 7th, 2013. There are some of the key changes related to housing. HUD would like [highlight color=”yellow”]your comments by October 7, 2013. [/highlight] VAWA 2013 maintains protections for public housing, Section 8 and expands the housing protections from VAWA 2005 to include the following programs which […]

9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing

What would you ask President Obama about housing? Questions were answered this week. Here’s the interview. Here are some of the questions asked. <script src=”//storify.com/MNHomelessCo/askobamahousing.js”></script><noscript>[<a href=”//storify.com/MNHomelessCo/askobamahousing” target=”_blank”>View the story “9 Questions for #AskObamaHousing” on Storify</a>]</noscript>