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Housing Finance and Policy

EIGHTEENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 16, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA EIGHTEENTH 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, March 16th, 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, March 11th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 1901 (Olson) One Roof Community Housing to build two dormitory-style building to house individuals experiencing homelessness funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

Rep. Olson moved that House File 1901 be laid over.

Rep. Olson moved the A1 author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDEMENT WAS ADOPTED.


Testifiers:
Jeff Corey, One Roof Community Housing
Laura Birnbaum, Housing and Homelessness Programs, St. Louis County
Jason Hale, Senior Housing Developer, City of Duluth

Rep. Olson renewed the motion that House File 1901, as amended, be laid over. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

HF 900 (Keeler) Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force created, report required, and money appropriated.

Chair Hausman moved that House File 900 be laid over.

Chair Hausman moved the A4 author’s amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Ron Elwood, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Tyra Thomas, Street Voices for Change
Melissa Carlson, Partners for Affordable Housing
Emily Goldberg, Freedom from the Streets, No More Streets

Chair Hausman renewed the motion that House File 900, as amended, be laid over. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

HF 1860 (Reyer) Housing support for persons with mental illness funding provided, and money appropriated.

Rep. Reyer moved that House File 1860 be laid over.

Rep. Reyer moved the A1-1 authors amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Testifiers:
Sam Smith, National Alliance on Mental Illness – Minnesota
Nicholas Rasmussen, Minnesota Resident

Rep. Reyer renewed the motion that House File 1860, as amended, be laid over. THE BILL WAS LAID OVER.

The committee was adjourned at 11:30 A.M.

REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF900 (Keeler) - Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force established, reports required, and money appropriated.
  • HF1860 (Reyer) - Housing support for persons with mental illness funding provided, and money appropriated.
  • HF1901 (Olson) - One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style building to house individuals experiencing homelessness funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
House TV Video:
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01:42 HF1901 (Olson, L.) One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style building to house individuals experiencing homelessness funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.
24:17 HF900 (Keeler) Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
48:42 HF1860 (Reyer) Housing support for persons with mental illness funding provided, and money appropriated.


HF900 (Keeler) Shelter resident rights and shelter provider practice task force created, report required, and money appropriated.
HF1860 (Reyer) Housing support for persons with mental illness funding provided, and money appropriated.
HF 1901 (Olson, L) One Roof Housing to build two dormitory-style building to house individuals experiencing homelessness funding provided, report required, and money appropriated.

HF 1416 (Hassan) has been removed from the agenda.

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.

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.