Senator Omar Fateh Introduces Affordable Housing Grant

Bill would be the largest non-federal grant to Minneapolis public housing

SAINT PAUL, MN – On Wednesday, Senator Omar Fateh (DFL-Minneapolis) announced the introduction of a bill to send Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (MPHA) a one-time cash grant of $45 million to repair more than 700 deeply affordable family homes. This legislation (SF 1899) would be the largest non-federal funding ever delivered to MPHA and would permanently and dramatically alter the future of MPHA’s deeply affordable family housing portfolio. This investment would benefit both the 3,100 residents living in these homes today as well as the estimated 3,800 families who would live in these homes over the next 30 years.