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Research and Reports on the Work of Minnesota Housing

Annual Report and Program Assessment

Annually, Minnesota Housing reports on the housing assistance it provided during the previous year and summarizes characteristics of households assisted by program. Biennially, Minnesota Housing reports on the distribution of its assistance by county.

2013 Annual Report and Program Assessment

Previous Housing Assistance in Minnesota Reports

Preliminary Evaluation of Neighborhood Stabilization Impact in Minnesota

This evaluation provides a mid-implementation snapshot of how early NSP investments have helped communities hardest hit by foreclosures in Minnesota.
Full Report

Regional Distribution of Minnesota Housing Assistance

Minnesota Housing serves a full continuum of affordable housing needs across the state. This report shows the geographical distribution of the agency’s investments across the state for the most recent five years.
Full Report

Housing with Tax Credits

This analysis of rental housing with Federal Housing Tax Credits allocated in Minnesota summarizes basic characteristics of the housing and the tenants who occupied it as of the end of 2011.

A Review of Rental Housing with Tax Credits

This analysis assesses the role that Minnesota Housing's Qualified Allocation Plan and tax credit selections play in providing access to opportunity and facilitating integration.

Analysis of 9% Credit Selections

Economic Impact of Minnesota Housing’s Investments

Every two or three years, Minnesota Housing evaluates the impact that its investments have had on the state’s economic output and employment. Investments in housing construction and rehabilitation are strong job creators.
Full Report

Housing for Seniors

With baby boomers starting to enter retirement age, Minnesota Housing is carrying out a series of research reports examining the housing needs and options for seniors.

Minnesota Families Affordable Rental Investment Fund (MARIF) Review

Once a year, Minnesota Housing, in cooperation with the Department of Human Services, reports on the characteristics of tenants in developments assisted through MARIF.
MARIF Report for 2012

 

Research by Minnesota Housing on Housing and Community Needs

2014 Key Trends for Affordable Housing: Demographic, Economic and Market Factors Impacting Minnesota Housing

PDF Version of Presentation with Notes

Housing Location Preferences of Minnesotans

To finance affordable housing that enhances quality life, Minnesota Housing needs to understand the housing location preferences of Minnesotans. This report uses survey data from 804 Minnesotans to examine location preferences.
Full Report, February 2012

Foreclosures in Minnesota

This foreclosure report provides key findings about the current state of the foreclosure crisis in Minnesota for the most recent quarter. To monitor the evolving crisis, Minnesota Housing has purchased statewide data on the delinquency, and foreclosure status of residential mortgages by zip code. The data will help Minnesota Housing and its partners target their prevention and remediation efforts.
Spring 2014 - Full Report

Discussion Papers