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Minnesota Hosts Community Meetings

Minnesota Housing will host three community meetings in February to discuss rental resources and policy priorities. Minnesota Housing is seeking input to inform its priorities for distributing multifamily rental dollars and would like to hear how development and preservation resources could be best used to support housing stability in communities.

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Minnesota Seeks Feedback on QAP by February 24, Hosts QAP Sessions

In the coming months, Minnesota Housing will lead and participate in several engagement opportunities that will gather input from a variety of stakeholders including local units of government, community-based organizations, economic development organizations, state agencies, funding and collaborating partners, developers and communities most impacted by housing needs as they develop the 2022 QAP.

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Minnesota Schedules 2020 Consolidated Request for Proposals (RFP)/2021 Housing Tax Credits Round 1 Kickoff Event Feb. 13

In preparation for the 2020 RFP/2021 HTC Round 1, Minnesota Housing will host an RFP and Technical Assistance kickoff event on Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Minnesota Housing. Our kickoff event will include the following information:

  • RFP Introduction: Overview of the RFP process and timeline; Minnesota Housing’s strategic priorities and selection standards; and tips for application submission, including dual application submission.
  • Funding and Requirements: Information on applying for housing tax credits, deferred loans and amortizing loans available through the RFP, including eligible uses for Housing Infrastructure Bonds.
  • Multifamily Requirements and Resources: Learn what helps make an application competitive and key requirements specific to Minnesota Housing’s Underwriting and Design standards.

Small group technical assistance will be available in the afternoon on key topics where you can discuss project concepts and project details, in addition to program guidelines with Minnesota Housing staff.

A go-to webinar option will be available for the RFP and Technical Assistance Kickoff morning presentation. More information and registration will be available in January.

Minnesota Posts Application for LIHTC Round 2

Minnesota Housing is now accepting applications for Round 2 of the 2020 Housing Tax Credit (HTC) Program. There is approximately $529,618 in tax credits available; $103,540 in the Rural Development/Small Project set-aside (RD set-aside) and $426,078 in the unified pool. The RD set-aside is carried forward to Round 2, and if there are no eligible applications, the tax credits will be available to other projects. Intent to applies are due Friday, January 17, 2020 by 12:00 p.m. and applications are due Friday, January 31, 2020 by 12:00 p.m. 

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