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Housing Finance and Policy

SEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 02, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA SEVENTH 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 2nd, 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 28th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Minnesota Housing Finance Agency presentation of Governor’s Budget Recommendations.

Presenters:
Jennifer Ho, Commissioner, Minnesota Housing
Ryan Baumtrog, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Housing

HF 40 (Howard) - State rent assistance program established for low-income cost-burdened households, and money appropriated.

Rep. Howard moved that HF 40 be laid over for possible omnibus inclusion.

Testifiers:
Lee Blons, President and CEO, Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative
Christin Weir, Resident at Steve O’Neil Apartments, CHUM Duluth
Melissa Taphorn, Washington County Community Development Agency
AsaleSol Young, Urban Home Works
Jakima Flowers, Resident with Model Cities St. Paul
Steve Horsfield, Executive Director, Simpson Housing

Rep. Howard renewed his motion that HF 40 be laid over for possible omnibus inclusion. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

The Committee was adjourned at 11:55 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR





Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant





More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF40 (Howard) - State rent assistance program established for low-income cost-burdened households, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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01:24 Presentation from Minnesota Housing on the governor's budget recommendations.
41:10 HF40 (Howard) State rent assistance program established for low-income cost-burdened households, and money appropriated.

Runs 1 hour, 26 minutes


Presentation from Minnesota Housing on the Governor's budget recommendations.

Bill Hearing:
HF 40 (Howard) State rent assistance program established for low-income cost-burdened households, and money appropriated.

**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.