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Affordable Housing Metrics

Data and Graphics from Minnesota Compass  Rochester Data Courtesy of Jim Miner

       

Affordable Housing Framework 2016 - 2020

Housing Alliance Coalition

Available Description

A continuing project to realize this purpose: “We are a cross-sector Alliance of organizations and individuals who seek to preserve and increase the supply of affordable housing that meets community needs and priorities in the Rochester area, through shared information, coordination, and collaboration.”

Strategies (How)

Strategies:

Greater Minnesota Housing Funds (GMHF) Facilitating "Housing Action Plan"

Coordinated with all local planning efforts

Establish housing production goals

Identify financing tools, policy tools, best practices

Consult with State, Federal & Local Government & Foundations

Plan for increased local development capacity

Innovative policies, strategies & Public/Private Partnerships

Results (Work Products)

Results:

Affordable housing for all income levels:

 

 

Indicators (How do we know we are achieving the results?)

Indicators:

Homeless rates reduction and demographics profile improvement

Reduced area Annual Rental Production Trend (2006-2012) and Annual Needs Projections (2014 - 2020) Gaps

Market Rate Rental

Affordable Workforce Rental

(General)

Market Rate SeniorAffordable Senior
Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand Production Demand
117 167 20 246 16 251 8 126

 

1. Rental affordability improvements from current statistics of 58.2% of area renters cannot

afford the average market rent of $957 / Month. Majority of renters are rent burdened.

2. Improved affordable workforce rental general occupancy from 1.2% to xx% and affordable

senior rental housing from 0.8% to yy%.

 

Status/News

March 06, 2021 openBeam.net: Housing Alliance Coalition

   Work Products: 2021 Housing Profile and Coalition Report 2020

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February 04, 2020 PB: 2016-2020 Housing Framework Status

2020-02-04 PB Reporting: Process improvement needed. 

 

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November 23, 2019 MedCity Beat: Minnesota Housing awards funding for two affordable housing projects in Rochester

The two local projects selected are Century Heights, a 76-unit project from Rochester-based Joseph Development, and Mayowood Apartments, a 30-unit development from Center City Housing Corporation.

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September 27, 2019 openBeam.net: 2019 DMCC Affordable Housing Work Plan Status

2019 Presentations : September DMCC, meeting, May DMCC meeting and Feb DMCC meeting.

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August 18, 2019 PB: 2019 Housing Status

Housing coalition has invested $3 million in 16 months.

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February 15, 2019 openBeam.net: Councilman Michael Wojcik Comments to DMC pertaining to Affordable Housing

Here are 6 comments / Suggestions that that Councilman Wojcik sent do the DMC EDA and Board pertaining to how DMC can have a positive impact on the affordability of housing in the district and beyond.

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January 17, 2019 openBeam.net: Affordable Housing Proposal

The City of Rochester is looking to have up to 10 floors of housing constructed on top of a brand new 650 unit parking ramp.

This is in both a targeted census tract, an opportunity zone and a couple blocks from the Mayo Clinic. The city spent an addition $500k to ensure footings could serve up to 10 addition levels of housing.

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December 09, 2018 openBeam.net: Collective Impact Model to enable Housing Coalition

11/13/2018 Housing Coalition meeting starting a series of conversations regarding the future and role of the housing alliance in our community.  To start these conversations, Elaine Case will be presenting on the Community Impact model.

 

 

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