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An outline of matters presented during the meeting arranged by a prescribed order.

Housing Policy & Development Committee Agenda

Standing Committee of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
November 13, 2019 - 1:30 pm
Room 317, City Hall
Members: Council Members Cam Gordon (Chair), Jeremiah Ellison (Vice-Chair), Kevin Reich, Lisa Goodman, Lisa Bender, and Jeremy Schroeder (Quorum: 4)
Clerk: Irene Kasper, (612) 673-2216

Public Hearing

  1. 2 Land Sale: 914 19th Ave NE to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2019-01274)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the land sale of the property at 914 19th Ave NE (Disposition Parcel No. MH-164), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $1,785, subject to conditions.

  2. 3 Land Sale: 4105 12th Ave S to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation This link open a new window(2019-01275)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the land sale of the property at 4105 12th Ave S (Disposition Parcel No. MH-165), to Greater Metropolitan Housing Corporation for $125,000, subject to conditions.

Consent

  1. 4 Harriet Tubman Center, Inc. affordable housing loans forgiveness This link open a new window(2019-01271)
    1. Authorizing forgiveness of approximately  $172,000 in accrued interest on two existing City affordable housing loans with Harriet Tubman Center, Inc. to offset moving and organizational costs necessitated by the sale of the Tubman Center West property at 3111 1st Ave S, to Minnesota Teen Challenge.

Discussion

  1. 5 Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM) program impact This link open a new window(2019-01293)
    1. Authorizing a contract with Build Wealth, MN, Inc. in an amount not-to-exceed $100,000, to administer the Grow North Down Payment Assistance pilot program on behalf of the City, through Dec 31, 2020.

    2. Authorizing the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development Director to extend the contracts with NeigborWorks Home Partners and Build Wealth, MN, Inc. for one year to continue the administration of the Homeownership Opportunity Minneapolis (HOM) program, subject to approved budget.

    3. Receiving and filing the impact of Financial Wellness counseling requirements associated with the HOM program.

  2. 6 Contracts for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building This link open a new window(2019-01285)
    1. Approving contract with Build Wealth, MN, Inc. for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $12,500 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    2. Approving contract with Black Women's Wealth Alliance, SBA for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $12,500 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    3. Approving contract with Hope Community, Inc. for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $12,500 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    4. Approving contract with Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $12,500 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    5. Approving contract with Neighborhood Development Alliance, Inc. for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $10,000 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    6. Approving contract with Bii Gii Wiin Community Development Loan Fund for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $10,000 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

    7. Approving contract with CAPI USA for Culturally-Specific Capacity Building services not-to-exceed $10,000 for a period of one year through Dec 31, 2020.

  3. 7 Preliminary reservation of Year 2020 9% Low Income Housing Tax Credits (HTC) This link open a new window(2019-01279)
    1. Approving a total of $1,322,398 in Year 2020 9% HTC for the following projects:

      1. PERIS, 1930 Hennepin Ave S, in the amount of $1,036,897
      2. Amber Apartments, 4525 Hiawatha Ave, in the amount of $259,707
      3. Maya Commons, 937 13th Ave SE, in the amount of $25,794
    2. Approving the return of $131,492 in Year 2020 9% HTC to Minnesota Housing.

  4. 8 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Award, 2019 SRO/Shared Housing Pilot Program, and 2019 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Contingency Pool recommendations This link open a new window(2019-01290)
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  5. 9 Memorandum of Understanding with Hennepin County related to managing and supporting the Office to End Homelessness This link open a new window(2019-01272)
    1. Authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with Hennepin County relating to managing and supporting the Office to End Homelessness for the period Jan 1, 2020 through Dec 31, 2022, subject to annual appropriation of funds.

  6. 10 Request For Proposals (RFP) for economic impact analysis for rent stabilization progress report This link open a new window(2019-01268)
    1. Receiving and filing an update on the progress of a staff direction to establish a scope of services for an Request For Proposals (RFP) for an economic impact analysis to evaluate rent stabilization as a component of housing policy in Minneapolis.


Notice:
A portion of this meeting may be closed to the public pursuant to MN Statutes Section 13D.03 or 13D.05.
Actions referred to Council: Nov 22, 2019
Next Committee meeting: Dec 4, 2019
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