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Housing Finance and Policy

TWENTY-SECOND MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - April 07, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA TWENTY-SECOND 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 Wednesday, April 7th, 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 Tuesday, April 6th. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE MINUTES WERE ADOPTED.

Housing Omnibus Bill Public Testimony

Testifiers:
Jennifer Ho, Minnesota Housing
Anne Mavity, Minnesota Housing Partnership
Sue Koesterman, Churches United, Homes for All Coalition
Sue Watlov Phillips, Metropolitan Interfaith Council on Affordable Housing
Mike Vraa, HOME Line
Kyle Berndt, Minnesota Multi-Housing Association
Charlie Vander Aarde, Association of Metropolitan Municipalities
Greta Gaetz, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity
Jeff Washburne, City of Lakes Community Land Trust
Victoria Clark, Northcountry Cooperative Foundation
Dave Anderson, All Parks Alliance for Change

Rep. Howard assumed the gavel as chair.

Rep. Hausman moved that House File 1077 be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

Rep. Hausman moved the DE1 amendment.

Rep. Hausman moved the A1 amendment to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Agbaje moved the A3 amendment to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Her moved the A4 amendment to the DE1 amendment. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hausman renewed the motion that the DE1 amendment, as amended, be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED AND THE AMENDMENT WAS ADOPTED.

Rep. Hausman renewed the motion that House File 1077, as amended, be recommended to pass and re-referred to the committee on Ways and Means.

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, AS AMENDED, WAS RE-REFERRED.

Chair Hausman re-assumed the gavel.

The committee was adjourned at 11:26 A.M.


REP. ALICE HAUSMAN, CHAIR




Blake Wilcox,
Committee Legislative Assistant



More Info On This Meeting..
Bills Added:
  • HF1077 (Hausman) - Omnibus housing finance and policy bill.
House TV Video:
View Archive

01:55 - HF1077 (Hausman) Omnibus housing finance and policy bill.
- Public testimony.
31:00 - Bill mark-up.
- Vote on bill.


HF 1077 (Hausman) Housing Finance & Policy Omnibus Bill

*Walk-through of the DE amendment will be during regular committee time on April 6, 2021.

*Amendments to the DE are due by Tuesday, April 6 at 5:00 PM.

*Public testimony and formal committee action will commence on Wednesday, April 7th at 10:30 AM. If necessary, the committee may meet on Thursday, April 8th at 10:30 AM to conclude mark-up and vote on final passage.

**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 5:00 PM on Tuesday, April 6th to get instructions.

CA: Owen.Wirth@house.mn
CLA: Blake.Wilcox@house.mn

NOTE: This meeting is held in accordance to House Rule 10.01 https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/permrule.asp

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