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Housing Finance and Policy

TWELFTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 23, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWELFTH 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 23rd, 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, February 18th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 112 (Bernardy) Manufactured home park residents provided purchase opportunity

Chair Hausman moved that HF 112 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Commerce Finance and Policy.

Testifiers:
Natividad Seefeld, Minnesota Resident
Dave Anderson, All Parks Alliance for Change
Mark Brunner, Manufactured and Modular Home Association of Minnesota
Michelle Carlson, Ives Realty
Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that HF 112 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Commerce Finance and Policy.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Agbaje
Gomez
Hassan
Her
Olson
Reyer

NAY:
Theis
Bliss
Heinrich
Jurgens
Pfarr

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

HF 896 ( Bernardy) Manufactured homes affixed to property permitted to be deemed an improvement on real property.

Chair Hausman moved that HF 896 be laid over for possible inclusion

Testifiers:
Victoria Clark, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that HF 896 be laid over for possible inclusion. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

HF 747 (Hornstein) 30-year affordability required on rental housing projects financed through MHFA.

Chair Hausman moved that HF 747 be laid over for possible inclusion.

Testifiers:
Kari Johnson, Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers and Homes for All
Barb Jeanetta, Executive Director, Alliance Housing

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that HF 747 be laid over for possible inclusion. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

The Committee was adjourned at 11:47 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF112 (Bernardy) - Manufactured home park residents provided purchase opportunity.
  • HF896 (Bernardy) - Manufactured homes affixed to property permitted to be deemed an improvement to real property.
  • HF747 (Hornstein) - Housing; state's investment maximized, displacement prevented, and Housing Finance Agency-financed rental housing projects required to be affordable for at least 30 years.
House TV Video:
View Archive

1:48 - HF112 (Bernardy) Manufactured home park residents provided purchase opportunity.
47:32 - HF896 (Bernardy) Manufactured homes affixed to property permitted to be deemed an improvement to real property.
1:03:17 - HF747 (Hornstein) Housing; state's investment maximized, displacement prevented, and Housing Finance Agency-financed rental housing projects required to be affordable for at least 30 years.


HF 112 (Bernardy) Manufactured home park residents provided purchase opportunity.
HF 896 (Bernardy) Manufactured homes affixed to property permitted to be deemed an improvement to real property.
HF 747 (Hornstein) Housing; state's investment maximized, displacement prevented, and Housing Finance Agency-financed rental housing projects required to be affordable for at least 30 years.

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 10.01 https://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.

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