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Housing Finance and Policy

THIRD MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - January 19, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD 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, January 19th, 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 Thursday, January 14th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.


Presentation and Discussion from Housing non-profit organizations across the state.

Testifiers:
Deidre Schmidt, President and CEO, Common Bond Communities
Lee Blons, President and CEO, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative
Jamie Stampley, Senior Director of Housing Services, Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
Greta Gaetz, Policy and Advocacy Manager, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Mike LaFave, Senior Vice President of Housing Stability, Project for Pride in Living
Wendy Underwood, Vice President, Social Justice Advocacy and Engagement, Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis


The Committee was adjourned at 11:46 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR





Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

Overview of housing non-profits in Minnesota.
Presenting organizations are:.
02:23 - CommonBond Communities.
13:35 - Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative.
24:22 - Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota.
35:33 - Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity.
45:05 - Catholic Charities of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
51:06 - Project for Pride in Living, Inc.

Runs 1 hour 16 minutes


This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which you may view here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Overview of housing non-profits in Minnesota. Presenting organizations are:

CommonBond Communities
Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative
Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Project for Pride in Living, Inc.

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

NOTE: 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.