1.1.................... moves to amend ... F. No. .... as follows:
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1.3    "Sec. .... Laws 2013, chapter 85, article 1, section 4, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
Subdivision 1.Total Appropriation
1.5The amounts that may be spent for each
1.6purpose are specified in the following
1.8Unless otherwise specified, this appropriation
1.9is for transfer to the housing development
1.10fund for the programs specified in this
1.11section. Except as otherwise indicated, this
1.12transfer is part of the agency's permanent
1.13budget base.
1.14The Housing Finance Agency will make
1.15continuous improvements to its ongoing
1.16efforts to reduce the racial and ethnic
1.17inequalities in homeownership rates and
1.18will seek opportunities to deploy increasing
1.19levels of resources toward these efforts."
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1.21    "Sec. .... Laws 2013, chapter 85, article 1, section 4, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
Subd. 2.Challenge Program
1.23(a) This appropriation is for the economic
1.24development and housing challenge program
2.1under Minnesota Statutes, section 462A.33.
2.2The agency must continue to strengthen its
2.3efforts to address the disparity rate between
2.4white households and indigenous American
2.5Indians and communities of color. Of this
2.6amount, $1,208,000 each year shall be made
2.7available during the first 11 months of the
2.8fiscal year exclusively for housing projects
2.9for American Indians. Any funds not
2.10committed to housing projects for American
2.11Indians in the first 11 months of the fiscal year
2.12shall be available for any eligible activity
2.13under Minnesota Statues, section 462A.33.
2.14(b) Of this amount, $10,000,000 is a onetime
2.15appropriation and is targeted for housing in
2.16communities and regions that have:
2.17(1)(i) low housing vacancy rates; and
2.18(ii) cooperatively developed a plan that
2.19identifies current and future housing needs;
2.21(2)(i) experienced job growth since 2005 and
2.22have at least 2,000 jobs within the commuter
2.24(ii) evidence of anticipated job expansion; or
2.25(iii) a significant portion of area employees
2.26who commute more than 30 miles between
2.27their residence and their employment.
2.28(c) Priority shall be given to programs and
2.29projects that are land trust programs and
2.30programs that work in coordination with a
2.31land trust program.
2.32(d) The agency must encourage applications
2.33for expanded homeownership opportunities
2.34for families who face eviction directly due
3.1to a disabled child in the home, including
3.2adjustments for the incremental increase in
3.3costs of addressing the unique housing needs
3.4of those households.
3.5(d) (e) The base funding for this program in
3.6the 2016-2017 biennium is $12,925,000 each
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3.10(a) The Housing Finance Agency shall provide the chairs and ranking minority
3.11members of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction over the
3.12agency with the draft and final versions of its affordable housing plan before and after it
3.13has been submitted to the agency board for consideration.
3.14(b) The Housing Finance Agency shall annually report to the chairs and ranking
3.15minority members of the house of representatives and senate committees with jurisdiction
3.16over the agency on the progress, if any, the agency has made in closing the disparity gap."
3.17Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
3.18Amend the title accordingly