What Is The Housing Affordability Task Force?
SPAAR’s Housing Affordability Task Force is a group of SPAAR members concerned about the rising cost of housing. The goal of the Task Force is to brainstorm and discuss ideas to address this issue, and work with local governments and other stakeholders to implement solutions.
Affordable Housing Strategies
The Task Force has crafted a set of proposals and strategies to be considered when addressing the housing affordability issue.
Task Force Updates
Keep up to date on Task Force news here.
Recording: Bill Fulton Author Discussion About Place And ProsperityThe Saint Paul Area Association of REALTORS® (SPAAR) on Tuesday, November 15, from 6-7pm, will host Bill Fulton, urban planner and author, for a conversation about his most recent book, Place and Prosperity: How Cities Help Us to Connect and Innovate.
Let’s Talk About Housing AffordabilityHousing affordability is a key issue in the State of Minnesota. Let’s talk about why it is important and some solutions to address the issue.
Here you will find links to State & Local Housing Programs and Articles on topics related to Housing Affordability.
State & Local Housing Resources
Housing Affordability Information
ADU (Accessory Dwelling Unit):
Low Income Housing Tax Credit:
- HUD – Low Income Housing Tax Credit
- Tax Policy Center – What is the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit and how does it work?
Vacant & Abandoned Properties:
Join The Task Force
Interested in joining the tasks force? Fill out an application, and our Liaisons will reach out to you!
Contact Housing Affordability Task Force Liaison Simon Opatz on the SPAAR Staff Directory.