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Housing Finance and Policy

EIGHTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 09, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HOUSING FINANCE AND POLICY

MINUTES

Representative Alice Hausman, Chair of the Housing Finance and Policy Committee, called the virtual meeting to order at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, February 9th, 2021 pursuant to House rule 10.01. The meeting was broadcast via Zoom and House Public Information Services.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members Present:
Hausman (Chair)
Howard (Vice Chair)
Theis (Republican Lead)
Agbaje
Bliss
Gomez
Hassan
Heinrich
Her
Jurgens
Olson
Pfarr
Reyer

Members excused:

A quorum was present at 10:30 A.M.

Rep. Howard moved approval of the Minutes from Tuesday, February 2nd. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 398 (Her) – Residential lease implied covenants amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant allowed to request emergency repairs at court.

Rep. Her moved that House File 398 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Testifiers:
Samuel Spade, HOME Line
Matheis Lockett, Minnesota resident
Jennifer Spadine, Guardian Property Management

Rep. Her renewed her motion that House File 398 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Agbaje
Gomez
Hassan
Her
Olson
Reyer

NAY:
Theis
Bliss
Heinrich
Jurgens
Pfarr

With 8 Ayes and 5 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS RE-REFERRED.

HF 399 (Her) – Landlords prohibited fees expanded, and landlord entry restricted and improper fees amended.

Rep. Her moved that House File 399 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Testifiers:
Samuel Spade, HOME Line
Drew Mares, Minnesota resident
Joe Abraham, Pergola Property Management

Rep. Her renewed her motion that House File 399 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Agbaje
Gomez
Hassan
Her
Olson
Reyer

NAY:
Theis
Bliss
Heinrich
Jurgens
Pfarr

With 8 Ayes and 5 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS RE-REFERRED.

HF 400 (Her) – Termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant established

Rep. Her moved that House File 400 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

Testifiers:
Samuel Spade, HOME Line
Sam Smith, National Alliance on Mental Illness – Minnesota
Cecil Smith, President and CEO, Minnesota Multi-Housing Association

Rep. Her renewed her motion that House File 400 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Theis
Agbaje
Gomez
Bliss
Hassan
Heinrich
Her
Jurgens
Olson
Pfarr
Reyer

With 13 Ayes and 0 Nays, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS RE-REFERRED.





The Committee was adjourned at 11:49 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF398 (Her) - Residential lease implied covenants amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant allowed to request emergency repairs at court.
  • HF399 (Her) - Landlords prohibited fees expanded, and landlord entry restricted and improper entry fees amended.
  • HF400 (Her) - Termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant established.
House TV Video:
View Archive

03:01 HF398 (Her) Residential lease implied covenants amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant allowed to request emergency repairs at court.
29:18 HF399 (Her) Landlords prohibited fees expanded, and landlord entry restricted and improper entry fees amended.
1:06:25 HF400 (Her) Termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant established (pending referral).


HF 398 (Her) Residential lease implied covenants amended, tenant remedies against landlords for repairs provided, and tenant allowed to request emergency repairs at court.
HF 399 (Her) Landlords prohibited fees expanded, and landlord entry restricted and improper entry fees amended.
HF 400 (Her) Termination of lease upon infirmity of tenant established. (PENDING REFERRAL)

If you are interested in providing written testimony, oral testimony, or a handout, please email the Committee Administrator and copy the Committee Legislative Assistant by 5 pm the day before the hearing to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122. Please do not contact Jenny with questions about the substance of the meeting agenda. If you have questions regarding the substance of the agenda, please contact the Committee Administrator, Owen Wirth.