Housing Justice Center

is a nonprofit public interest advocacy and legal organization whose primary mission is to preserve and expand affordable housing for low-income individuals and families.

Our Approach

Housing Justice Center announces leadership transition

The Housing Justice Center is pleased to announce that our new President is Margaret Kaplan. Margaret took the helm of HJC on July 1st and will help lead the organization as it celebrates 20 years of successful legal and policy advocacy for the right to safe stable affordable places for people to call home.

HJC files complaint demanding affordable housing at region’s largest redevelopment site

Despite massive public investment for the acquisition and clean up of the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant site in Arden Hills, plans for the largest mixed-use development in the Twin Cities region actively perpetuate inequity and exclusion by failing to meet even the lowest bar for affordable housing production. In partnership with the Housing Justice Center, the Alliance filed a complaint in Ramsey County District Court.

HJC receives two-year grant from the state Legal Services Advisory Committee

A first time grantee of funding from the Legal Services Advisory Committee (LSAC), Housing Justice Center recently received two years of support for our impact litigation to protect tenants and prevent displacement, support our efforts to expand the supply of affordable housing through effective use of public resources,  and support inclusionary policies and practices.