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SIXTH MEETING - Housing Finance and Policy Division

2019-2020 Regular Session

STATE OF MINNESOTA SIXTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-FIRST SESSION

HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY DIVISION

MINUTES

Representative Alice Hausman, Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Division, called the sixth meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday, February 27th, in room 200 of the State Office Building.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:
Hausman (Chair)
Howard (Vice Chair)
Theis (Republican Lead)
Bierman
Fischer
Gunther
Hassan
Her
Hornstein
Johnson
Jurgens
Munson
Pierson
Poppe
Sauke

Members excused:

A quorum was present at 8:00 A.M.

HF 884 (Schultz) – Workforce and Affordable Homeownership Development Program

Chair Hausman moves to re-refer HF 884 to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes.

Testifying in support of HF 884:
Representative Schultz
Jenny Larson, Three Rivers Community Action Partnership
Jeff Corey, One Roof Community Housing
LaVera Jeffries, Habitat Homeowner
Kyle Klien (video), West Central MN Communities Action Homeowner

Chair Hausman renews the motion to re-refer HF 884 to the Committee on Ways and Means with a recommendation that it be re-referred to the Committee on Taxes. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 896 (Sauke) – Manufactured Home Parks

Representative Sauke moves to lay over HF 896 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Representative Sauke moves to adopt the DE1 Author’s Amendment to HF 896. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.




Testifying in support of HF 896:
Representative Sauke
Shaun McElhatton, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Natividad Seefeld, Park Plaza Cooperative

Representative Sauke renews the motion to lay over HF 896, as amended, for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

HF 859 (Gunther) – Challenge Program Grants

Representative Gunther moves to lay over HF 859 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill.

Testifying in support of HF 859:
Representative Gunther
Kari Johnson, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers
Daniel Lightfoot, League of Minnesota Cities
Dan Kitzberger, MN Housing

Representative Gunther renews his motion to lay over HF 859 for possible inclusion in an omnibus bill. THE MOTION PREVAILS.

The meeting adjourned at 9:10 A.M.

REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant

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Agenda:

Homeownership Presentation HF 884 (Schultz) Workforce and affordable homeownership development program qualified entities to participate in and funding types available expanded, workforce and affordable homeownership account created in housing development fund, and money appropriated. Challenge Grants HF 859 (Gunther) Minnesota Housing Finance Agency challenge grant program funding provided, and money appropriated. Manufactured Housing Presentation HF 896 (Sauke) Manufactured home parks eligibility as housing improvement areas clarified, and housing infrastructure bonds use for manufactured home parks allowed.

Bills Added:
  • HF884 (Schultz) - Workforce and affordable homeownership development program qualified entities to participate in and funding types available expanded, workforce and affordable homeownership account created in housing development fund, and money appropriated.
  • HF859 (Gunther) - Minnesota Housing Finance Agency challenge grant program funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF896 (Sauke) - Manufactured home parks eligibility as housing improvement areas clarified, and housing infrastructure bonds use for manufactured home parks allowed.
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