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

RentHelpMN and the eviction moratorium off-ramp

Over the past 16 months, we saw the statewide eviction moratorium function as a powerful public health intervention that kept people in their homes. And while our desire for a world with no evictions remains, we now face the end of the eviction moratorium and an incoming surge in evictions.

Find free legal help using LawHelpMN.org and apply to RentHelpMN via RentHelpMN.org or by calling 2-1-1 today.

HJC offers RentHelpMN assistance at Cedar Knolls

Over the last few months, HOME Line VISTA Tenant Organizer Teresa Garcia-Delcompare has been working in conjunction with Pueblos de Lucha y Esperanza and Housing Justice Center to organize in her manufactured home park community. On Saturday, June 26, she combined several of her projects into one large community event at Cedar Knolls.

HJC announces new Board leadership

Housing Justice Center is proud to announce the appointment of Walter Battle as the Chair of the Board of Directors, replacing Rick Kahn, who has served in the role since 2008. Martha Hernandez-Martinez has been named as Vice-Chair, Howard Goldman as Treasurer, and Eric Hauge as Secretary. Together the Board of Directors and President Margaret Kaplan will work to address key housing justice issues, including the impact of COVID-19 on renters statewide.