public policy goals

    Twin Cities Habitat invites YOU to be a Housing Hero! Together, we work to:

    • Advance affordable ownership opportunities,
    • Promote access to safe, quality, and affordable housing across the continuum of housing,
    • Promote financial stability for individuals and families, and
    • Cultivate and preserve healthy and vibrant communities.

    Check out the latest Housing Hero mission in the Twin Cities Habitat blog.

    • Housing Heroes gather at the Capitol
    • A true Housing Hero
    • Decorating cookies for legislators
    • Habitat Off the Hill 2015 cookie decorating
    • Writing letters to legislators
    • Our Housing Hero champion, Rep. Alice Hausman




    This year, Twin Cities Habitat was proud to again join forces with the Homes for All MN alliance to secure bonds for housing! Unfortunately, as session wrapped up late at night on May 23, no bonding bill was passed. We are disappointed because we know our communities cannot wait and that these funds for housing are needed today.

    However, we do have cause to celebrate - we successfully prevented a $5 million cut to the Challenge Fund by sharing with legislators how these funds are essential to Habitat affiliates across Minnesota!

    Thank you, Housing Heroes, for all your hard work to generate bipartisan support for housing. Housing Heroes contacted their legislators more than 3,200 times through legislative visits, a press conference rally, three Habitat Off the Hill events, as well as numerous emails, phone calls, postcards, and letters.