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Housing First Minnesota Honors 21 Legislators with 2024 Housing Leadership Award

Housing First Minnesota named 21 Minnesota state legislators as recipients of the 2024 Housing Leadership Award. This honor recognizes legislators who went above and beyond to promote housing affordability and homeownership during the 2024 legislative session. For the first time in decades, housing supply, affordability, land use and zoning reform…

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Housing First Minnesota and Building Talent Foundation Join Forces to Tackle State’s Construction Workforce Challenges

In a state where the demand for housing is soaring, Housing First Minnesota, the state’s foremost advocate for the housing industry, and Building Talent Foundation, a national nonprofit committed to advancing the education, training, and career progression of youth and underrepresented individuals in residential construction, have joined forces to…

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Housing First Minnesota Honors 2023 Legislators of the Year

ROSEVILLE, MINN — Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for housing, has recognized Sen. Eric Lucero (R-St. Michael) and Rep. Shane Mekeland (R-Clear Lake) as recipients of the 2023 Legislator of the Year awards. The honor recognizes legislators for their efforts in promoting housing affordability and homeownership opportunities for everyone,…

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Housing First Minnesota Honors 2022 Legislators of the Year

Sen. Howe and Rep. Elkins honored as champions for homeowners Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for housing, has recognized Sen. Jeff Howe (R-Rockville) and Rep. Steve Elkins (DFL-Bloomington) as recipients of the 2022 Legislator of the Year Awards. The honor recognizes legislators for their efforts in promoting housing affordability and homeownership…

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Housing First Minnesota Awards 23 Legislators with Housing Leadership Award

Award Recognizes Legislators That Promoted Housing Affordability and Homeownership Opportunities During the 2022 Legislative Session Housing First Minnesota has named 23 Minnesota state legislators as recipients of the 2022 Housing Leadership Award. This honor recognizes legislators who worked to promote housing affordability and homeownership during the 2022 legislative session. “As more and…

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Housing First Minnesota Honors 2021 Legislators of the Year

Sen. Draheim and Rep. Quam honored as champions for homeowners Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for housing, has recognized Sen. Rich Draheim of Madison Lake and Rep. Duane Quam of Byron as recipients of Housing First Minnesota’s Legislator of the Year Awards. The honor recognizes legislators for their efforts in promoting housing…

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Housing First Minnesota Awards 23 Legislators with Housing Leadership Award

Award Recognizes Legislators That Promoted Housing Affordability and Homeownership Opportunities During the 2021 Legislative Session Housing First Minnesota has named 23 Minnesota state legislators as recipients of the 2021 Housing Leadership Award. “With inventory at an all-time low, affordability at its worst in decades and the widest homeownership gap in…

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Housing First Minnesota’s Statement on Lawsuits Against the Cities of Dayton and Corcoran Over Building Permit Fees

Legal actions initiated to bring building permit fees into compliance with state law in order to protect housing affordability and homeownership Housing First Minnesota has initiated lawsuits against the cities of Corcoran and Dayton in Hennepin County District Court over disproportionate building permit fees, which are contrary to state law.

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Housing First Minnesota Political Action Committee Endorses Candidates for the Minnesota Legislature

Housing First Minnesota’s Political Action Committee (PAC) is proud to announce its endorsement of candidates for election and re-election to the Minnesota legislature. These endorsements reflect each candidates’ demonstrated commitment to a vibrant housing market that ties together the communities of our state. These candidates represent a growing array of housing champions…

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Housing First Minnesota Honors 30 State Legislators with Housing Leadership Award

ROSEVILLE, MINN.  — Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for the housing industry, has named 30 Minnesota state legislators as recipients of the 2020 Housing Leadership Award. This honor recognizes legislators who worked to promote housing affordability and homeownership during the 2020 legislative session. “At a time when the housing affordability crisis continues to…

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