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On Friday, Governor Walz signed the State Government Finance omnibus bill that included language to create a new Legislative Commission on Housing Affordability. With this, each of the four caucuses will be appointing two representatives to serve on the commission until January 2021.
Speaker Hortman will designate one member of the commission to convene the first meeting by June 15th and a member of the house of representatives will serve as the first chair of the commission with a member of the senate serving as the chair beginning in January 2021.
The duties of the commission are as follows:
The commission is set to expire June 30, 2023.
Your Housing First Minnesota advocacy team is looking forward to working with the new commission to advance our goal of building safe, energy-efficient durable homes at a price Minnesotans can afford.
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