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Research on Housing Needs

Minnesota Housing publishes occasional reports on specific housing topics and trends. The issues covered are generally of high interest to the media, legislators and housing advocates. The reports provide an objective data review and analysis of housing trends and highlight best practices.

Housing Trends

Evictions in Minnesota

Minnesota Housing examined the Minnesota court cases with an eviction judgement by quarter since 2009. Learn more about evictions in Minnesota.

Governor's Task Force on Housing

In 2018, Governor Mark Dayton called for the creation of a Task Force on Housing to address housing issues that affect Minnesotans across the state. The report includes its goals and recommendations to preserve the homes we have, build the homes we need, support homeownership, and more.

Read More Places to Call Home: Investing in Minnesota's Future (August 2018 Report).

Home Renovation Needs of Older Adults

Minnesota Housing commissioned a study to identify the home improvement needs of extremely low-income older adult homeowners in Minnesota.

Loss of Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing (NOAH)

Minnesota is losing 2,000 affordable rental units every year.

Read the May 2018 Report.

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