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Minnesota Legislature
2019-2020 Regular Session

ELEVENTH MEETING - Housing Finance and Policy Division

April 03, 2019

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH 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 eleventh meeting to order at 8:00 A.M. on Wednesday, April 3rd, 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
Her
Hornstein
Johnson
Jurgens
Munson
Pierson
Poppe
Sauke

Members excused:


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

Representative Pierson moves the minutes from March 27th for adoption. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE MINUTES ARE ADOPTED.

Minnesota Housing Partnership Presentation
Anne Mavity, Executive Director, Minnesota Housing Partnership

Wilder Foundation Presentation on Homelessness and Single Night Point-in-Time count
Greg Owen, Consulting Scientist, Wilder Foundation

Representative Howard (Vice Chair) assumes the gavel.

HF 1151 (Hausman) Housing Finance Agency funding provided for housing programs, and money appropriated.

Representative Hausman moves that HF1151 be referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Representative Hausman moves the author’s DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Representative Howard moves the H1151 A2 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE AMENDMENT IS ADOPTED.

Ken Savary, House Fiscal Analyst, and Deb Dyson, House Legislative Analyst, review HF1151 as amended.

Testifiers:
Libby Murphy, Minnesota Housing Partnership
Charlie Vander Aarde, Metro Cities
Michael Dahl, HOMEline
Dan Kitzberger, Minnesota Housing
Shaun McElhatton, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Sue Watlov Phillips, MICAH
Dan Lightfoot, League of MN Cities

Representative Hausman renews her motion that HF1151 be referred to the committee on Ways and Means. THE MOTION PREVAILS AND THE BILL IS REFERRED TO WAYS AND MEANS.

HF2767 (Hausman) Housing Infrastructure bonds use added for housing stabilization projects, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational hearing).

Representative Hausman moves HF2767 before the committee for discussion.

Testifiers:
Jim McDonough, Ramsey County Commissioner
Stephen Horsfield, Simpson Housing Services
Ricardo Cervantes, City of St. Paul
Kirsten Anderson, Aspire Minnesota
Wendy Underwood, Catholic Charities
Sue Watlov Phillips, MICAH

The Meeting adjourned at 9:52 A.M.

REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR



Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant
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Agenda:

Presentation from the Minnesota Housing Partnership "State of the State's Housing 2019 Report" Presentation from the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation "2018 Minnesota Homeless Study" Bill Hearing: HF1151 (Hausman) Housing Finance Agency funding provided for housing programs, and money appropriated Please note the H1151DE1 Amendment is the Housing Division Finance Omnibus bill. Informational Bill Hearing: HF2767 (Hausman) Housing infrastructure bonds use added for housing stabilization projects, bonds issued, and money appropriated Please contact Owen Wirth at Owen.Wirth@House.mn or (651) 296-6970 if you would like to testify on the omnibus bill.

Bills Added:
  • HF1151 (Hausman) - Housing Finance Agency funding provided for housing programs, and money appropriated.
  • HF2767 (Hausman) - Housing infrastructure bonds use added for housing stabilization projects, bonds issued, and money appropriated.
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00:44 - Presentation from the Minnesota Housing Partnership "State of the State's Housing 2019 Report". 22:05 - Presentation from the Amherst Wilder Foundation "2018 Minnesota Homeless Study". 42:25 - HF1151 (Hausman) Omnibus Housing Finance bill. 1:28:55 - HF2767 (Hausman) Housing infrastructure bonds use added for housing stabilization projects, bonds issued, and money appropriated (informational hearing). Runs 1 hour, 52 minutes.