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Housing Finance and Policy

TWENTIETH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - March 25, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTIETH 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 Thursday, March 25th, 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 10:31 A.M.

Rep. Howard moved approval of the Minutes from Thursday, March 18th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

HF 1971 (Howard) Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established; credit provided against individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, and insurance premium contributions; report required; and money appropriated.

Rep. Howard moved that House File 1971 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Taxes.

Testifiers:
Anne Mavity, Minnesota Housing Partnership
Jonathan Weinhagen, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
Miranda Walker, Greater Minnesota Housing Fund

Rep. Howard renewed the motion that House File 1971 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Taxes.

AYE:
Hausman
Howard
Theis
Agbaje
Gomez
Hassan
Her
Jurgens
Olson
Pfarr
Reyer

NAY:
Heinrich

EXCUSED:
Bliss

There being 11 Ayes and 1 Nay, THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE BILL WAS RE-REFERRED.

HF 2229 (Howard) Mortgage interest on a second home itemized deduction disallowed, home ownership assistance program funded, and money appropriated.

Rep. Howard moved that House File 2229 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Taxes.

Testifiers:
Julie Gugin, Minnesota Homeownership Center
Paul Eger, Minnesota Realtors
Sean Williams, House Research

Rep. Howard renewed the motion that House File 2229 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Taxes.

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.

The committee was adjourned at 11:24 A.M.

REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1971 (Howard) - Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established; credit provided against individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, and insurance premium contributions; report required; and money appropriated.
  • HF2229 (Howard) - Mortgage interest on a second home itemized deduction disallowed, home ownership assistance program funded, and money appropriated.
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1:15 HF1971 (Howard) Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established; credit provided against individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, and insurance premium contributions; report required; and money appropriated.
26:50 HF2229 (Howard) Mortgage interest on a second home itemized deduction disallowed, home ownership assistance program funded, and money appropriated.



HF 1971 (Howard) Minnesota housing tax credit contribution fund established; credit provided against individual income tax, corporate franchise tax, and insurance premium contributions; report required; and money appropriated.

HF 2229 (Howard) Mortgage interest on a second home itemized deduction disallowed, home ownership assistance program funded, and money appropriated.

Bills may be added to the agenda.

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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

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