Housing First Minnesota is honored to name Representative Dennis Smith (Maple Grove) and Senator Dan Hall (Burnsville) as the recipients of its Legislator of the Year Awards. Housing First Minnesota’s Legislator of the Year Awards are given to members of the Minnesota Legislature who have championed housing issues and industry legislative priorities.
Roseville, MN (September 7, 2017) - Housing First Minnesota, the state’s leading voice for homebuilders and remodelers, has recognized 29 Minnesota Legislators as recipients of the 2017 Housing Leadership Awards. The nomination recognizes legislators for their efforts throughout the 2017 legislative session to promote homeownership at a price families can afford.
Single-family construction surged ahead in June with a total of 612 permitted units. The last time Twin Cities’ home builders pulled more than 600 permits in a single month was in January of 2006. Multifamily construction slowed slightly in June with 385 permitted units. Town home construction continues to rise in the Twin Cities. Year-to-date the number of permits pulled for multifamily projects 16 units or less are up nearly 60 percent and the total number of units are up 70 percent.
The Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) is pleased to announce the new name and logo of its advocacy program, Housing First Minnesota. The new name and brand allows for deeper engagement with a broader industry audience. Housing First Minnesota invites the entire industry to engage in its modern, comprehensive advocacy program.
Housing First Minnesota is the voice of home builders and remodelers and all who are dedicated to building safe, durable homes at a price Minnesotans can afford. Housing First Minnesota was created to advance the interests of the housing industry, engage industry members and to be the leading resource for housing-related issues in Minnesota.
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