Publicly Owned Housing Program (POHP)

Apply for Funding

The 2018 POHP funding round is closed. We expect to make recommendations to the Minnesota Housing board in April, 2019. Application materials below are for reference only.

Eligible Applicants

Applicants must be local units of government such as a city, county, housing redevelopment authority (HRA), or public housing authority (PHA). Applicants must have a current Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS) rating of 80 or above.

Eligible Uses

Eligible uses of funds include but are not limited to:
  • Rehabilitation of public housing that addresses health and life safety, accessibility, energy and water efficiency, and critical needs.
  • Other improvements that add value to a building and are not of a recurring nature. These improvements must have an intended minimum life expectancy of ten years.
  • Expenditures of a capital nature such as design, rehabilitation or major remodeling.

Application Materials

Resources for Selected 2017 POHP Developments in Process of Underwriting and Closing


Contact David Schluchter, 651.296.8161 or Irene Ruiz-Briseno, 651.296.3837.