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Housing Finance and Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2013-2014 Regular Session - February 27, 2013

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION

COMMITTEE ON HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY
Chair, Representative Karen Clark

MINUTES

Chair Bly called the twelfth meeting of the Committee on Housing Finance and Policy to order at 12:38pm on 2/27/2013 in the Basement Hearing Room of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Clark, Karen, Chair
Bly, David, Vice-Chair
Anderson, Paul, Lead GOP
Fischer, Peter
Green, Steve
Hertaus, Jerry
Isaacson, Jason
Mariani, Carlos
Metsa, Jason
Moran, Rena
O'Neill, Marion
Radinovich, Joe
Zerwas, Nick

Members excused:
Schomacker, Joe

A quorum was present.

Representative Clark moved that HF528 (Clark) be recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment.

Representative Clark presented HF528 (Clark). Public housing rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Testimony on HF528:
Joseph P. Wheeler, Minnesota National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (MN NAHRO) and Southeastern Minnesota Multi-County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SEMMCHRA)

Representative Clark renewed the motion that HF528, be recommended to pass and be re-referred to the Committee on Capital Investment. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Green moved that the minutes of February 25, 2013 be approved. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE APPROVED.

Individuals from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency presented on the potential impacts of federal sequestration on Minnesota housing initiatives and programs.
Tonja Orr, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency
Katie Topinka, Minnesota Housing Finance Agency


The meeting was adjourned at 2:00pm.

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Representative Karen Clark, Chair

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Martha Ockenfels-Martinez, Committee Legislative Assistant
More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF528 (Clark) - Public housing rehabilitation funding provided, bonds issued, and money appropriated.

Presentation on the potential impacts of federal sequestration on Minnesota housing initiatives and programs.