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HJC Leader Spotlight: Heidi Storm

HJC Leader Spotlight: Heidi Storm

From left to right: JoAnn Leppink (HJC Leader), Ivory Taylor (HJC Associate Director), and Heidi Storm (HJC Leader). At Housing Justice Center, we believe in amplifying renter voices by sharing powerful stories of tenant leadership and advocacy. Our first-ever leader...

It’s Time to Pass the Housing Stability Act!

By passing the Housing Stability Act (HF 3640/SF 3780) this legislative session, we can stop landlords from discriminating against tenants who receive rental assistance. Listen to HJC Associate Director, Ivory Taylor, share her story: Read the full KSTP article here....
Legislative Session Wrapped: Big Wins for Housing Justice!

Legislative Session Wrapped: Big Wins for Housing Justice!

The 2023 Legislative Session has wrapped, and Minnesota renters have a lot to celebrate! Housing justice advocates pushed for the successful passage of many new tenant protections and new funding for rental assistance.  HJC priorities that passed include: Emergency...
Ordinance 22-37 through a renter justice lens

Ordinance 22-37 through a renter justice lens

Download HJC’s Ordinance 22-37 policy breakdown. In November of 2021, St. Paulites across race, income, and ward voted YES for a strong rent stabilization policy to Keep St. Paul Home for all. Now, Council President Amy Brendmoen and Councilmember Chris Tolbert...

HJC’s guide to RentHelpMN appeals

If you’ve found your way to this web page, it’s likely because you’ve recently been denied the emergency rental assistance you applied for through RentHelpMN. While that is frustrating news, you still have an option to appeal your denial of benefits, and Housing...